Arthur M. Henle, 90
LENOX, Mass. — Arthur M. Henle, 90, of Kimball Farms passed away peacefully Monday, March 13, 2017, at Berkshire Medical Center.
A resident of Lenox since 2010, Arthur moved to the Berkshires from Eastchester, N.Y., residing in Pittsfield from 1987 until moving to Lenox.
Born in New York City on March 13, 1927, he was the son of the late Alfred and Henrietta (Samuels) Henle. He earned his degree in accounting at City College of New York. During this time, he was president of the Accounting Society and Editor of the "Accounting Forum" Magazine. He became a CPA in 1951. He then went on to continue his education at Brooklyn Law School. He was admitted to the Bar in 1953. Arthur was a partner in the firm of Dresner & Henle in New York City for many years. He retired in 2003.
Arthur was always interested in serving the community. While living in New York, he was active in the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization and became their first national president. He was treasurer of the Eastchester Historical Society. When he moved to the Berkshires, he was a member of Temple Anshe Amunim, and was their treasurer for four years. He was a volunteer with Recording for the Blind, The Berkshire Athenaeum, Arrowhead, Tanglewood and various local theaters.
Arthur enjoyed traveling with his wife, Eileen, particularly to Europe and the Far East, and was very proud of his vacation photos. His favorite pastimes were solving crossword puzzles and singing along with the Broadway show tunes.
Arthur was the beloved husband of Eileen (Pfeffer) Henle, whom he married October 25, 1953, in New York City. He is also survived by two daughters, Janice L. Weiss and her husband Jay of Meriden, Conn., and Audrey K. King and her husband Martin of Clifton Park, N.Y., as well as his five grandchildren, Rachel Weiss, Michael Weiss, Jeffrey King, Amy King and Allison King.
Arthur deeply loved his family, and showed unconditional love to them all with kind words. He was a great listener and had a quick wit, always making puns. He will be remembered as a virtuous man with high character and honorable principles. He was a role model for his children and will be greatly missed.
Funeral notice: A graveside service for Arthur M. Henle was held Friday, March 17, 2017 at Sharon Gardens in Valhalla, N.Y. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Anshe Amunim, the Alzheimer's Association, or American Diabetes Association, all in care of Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA 01210.
Obituary Provided By: Dery Funeral Home