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Frances Herman, a resident of White Lake, Michigan, died on November 18th, 2021 at the age of 70. Funeral services arranged by The Dorfman Chapel.

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Location of Service:
Private Graveside Services
Date of Service:
Sunday November 21st, 2021
Time of Service:
Interment at:
Clover Hill Park, 2425 E 14 Mile Rd, Birmingham, MI
Rabbi Joseph Krakoff  
Shiva Information:
Due to covid concerns, no formal shiva will be held.  
Charitable contributions:
The Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network
6555 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

The Holocaust Memorial Center
28123 Orchard Lake Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: (248)553-2400

The American Cancer Society
2000 Town Center Suite 19000
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: (248) 663-3400  
Family Members:
Born Frances Hanna Salzberg in Jonkoping, Sweden; she became an American citizen at age 5. Fran grew up in Detroit attending Bagley Elementary School. She went to Hampton and Lederle Junior High Schools. She then went to Southfield High School, graduating in 1969. Fran then attended Wayne State University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology in 1974. Fran interned at Harper Hospital during 1975; then worked full time. In 1982 Fran passed her Specialist in Hematology boards. In September 22, 1974 Frances married Gilbert Herman, celebrating their 46th anniversary in 2020. Thus, Frances Hanna Salzberg Herman, SH., MT. (ASCP) worked for several more years at the Detroit Medical Center. After leaving DMC, Frances became an instructor at Carnegie Institute of Detroit/Troy where she taught students for more than a decade.. In her later years, Frances worked as the manager of Kitchen Glamor, a division at Hawthorne Appliance. As the wife of Gilbert Herman, PhD, MD; Frances was active in guiding his career. Fran enjoyed many activities ranging from swimming (obtaining her WSI certificate), archery, cooking, bowling, exercise/ yoga, fly fishing and boating, Frances taught Sunday school at Temple Israel in the early 1970’s, later marrying at the Palmer Park Synagogue. Fran was a natural artist; working with painting on silk, Japanese woodcut and other art forms. Fran was a devoted wife and the pillar of her family. Frances is survived by her husband, Gilbert Herman, many friends and cousins in Sweden, Canada and the USA (Abraham, Rachel, Anne, Deanne and Hanna/Anne). She is also survived by Nancie Herman (Sister-In-Law) and her husband Larry Tobin.  
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