HERMAN, Burton of Randolph, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2018. Devoted son of the late Samuel & Dorothy (Robinson) Herman. Beloved husband of 61 years to Aline (Goldman) Herman. Loving father of Scott Herman of Randolph and Lisa O’Brien & her husband Kenny of Plymouth. Cherished grandfather of Jenelle Herman of Wakefield. Dear brother of Coleman Herman of Dorchester.
Burt was one of the founding fathers of the South Shore Conference and had spent over 45 years developing and running one of the most successful hockey leagues in Massachusetts. Burt’s involvement in Massachusetts Hockey began as a coach in the Randolph Youth Hockey program in 1971 and served as President of the league for 40 years and was instrumental in adding a girls division to the Conference in 2003. Today, the South Shore Conference is the home of over 400 teams and 6,500 players. Burt was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004. He was President & Coach of the South Randolph Little League, was founder of the Philip & Pauline Re Scholarship Fund, Anita Rapp Scholarship Fund and William Strong Scholarship Fund. He also served on the Randolph Board of Recreation.
Chapel Service at Schlossberg Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., Canton, on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at Ostro Marshoe Cemetery, 776 Baker St., W. Roxbury, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foundations, Inc., 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 (www.Parkinson.org) or a charity of choice.