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Dr. Sidney S. Girsh

July 11, 1932 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 87)


Dr. Sidney S. Girsh, 87 of Zanesville, Ohio died 5:15 AM Monday May 18th , 2020 at SharonBrooke Assisted Living. Born July 11, 1932 he was the son of the late Harry and Bessy (Schecter) Girsh. Sidney was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania & Jefferson Medical College & dedicated his life to family and pathology. Sidney enjoyed the ocean, reading, researching, and spending time with family. 

Sidney was a member of the Zanesville Rotary and a Shriner. Surviving is his loving wife of 46 years, Darleen M. (Marcus) Girsh whom he married August 27, 1974; two daughters Amy (Todd) Gibson, and Tammy (Derrick) Hanby; grandchildren, Brennan, Oliver, Sydney, and Madelyn; also surviving, a sister, Evelyn (Dr. Leon) Zeitzer, sister-in law Annette, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Leonard Girsh.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of SharonBrooke Assisted Living and Hospice of Central Ohio for their care and to their friends and family for their love and support. At this time they are continuing to care for Sid's wife, Darleen who is terminally ill and is expected to join Sid very soon. She will not be present at the visitation. Please keep her in your prayers. 

Family will receive friends at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Tuesday May 26th with private graveside service at Beth Abraham Cemetery with Rabbi Cary Kozberg officiating.

PLEASE NOTE: Social distancing protocol will be strictly observed at all times of visitation, service & burial. The family is asking visitors to please bring their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) if they feel they need it.

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Sidney’s family please click on the Tribute Wall link on this page.

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May 26, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home
2318 Maple Ave
Zanesville, OH 43701


Beth Abraham Cemetery

, OH

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