Harvey Hoberman, 80, of Essex, formerly of West Hartford, died Jan. 23. He was the widower of Joan Solomkin Hoberman. He was the son of Marcus Hoberman and Jean Rubinstein Hoberman of West Hartford. He earned his B.A. from the University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in 1957, and his J.D. from the Law School in 1960. He then received a Master of Law from New York University. While attending UConn, Harvey was active with the Interfraternity Council and was a member of the Phi Sigma Delta fraternity. He served as a member of the UConn Law School Foundation Board of Trustees. He created and funded an endowed Fellowship for law students and supported UConn’s Hillel Foundation. Harvey co-founded the law firm of Hoberman and Pollack in 1969, with his partner Elliot Pollack. He is survived by his daughters, Julie and Anna (Greg Lowrey); his grandsons, Jonah and Elias Lowrey; his brother, Edwin Hoberman (Lisa); his niece, Jennifer Rosenfeld (Joel); his nephews, Matthew Hoberman (Dena), and Max Hoberman; his mother-in-law, Ruth Solomkin; his brother-in-law, Joseph Solomkin (Diane Parsons) and his nephew, Mark Solomkin (Kelli), and his longtime companion Penny Parker. Funeral services were held Jan. 27 at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek. Memorial contributions can be made to the Joan Hoberman and Harvey Hoberman ‘60 Scholarship Fund at the UConn School of Law (UConn Foundation, Inc. at 2390 Alumni Drive Unit 3206, Storrs, CT 06269), or to a charity of the donor’s choice. ROBINSON, WRIGHT & WEYMER FUNERAL HOME 


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