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Passed away on May 19, 2024, at the age of 91. Predeceased by his parents, Harry and Dora [Loeb] Heilbronner; granddaughter, Sarah Heilbronner; and brother, Leslie Heilbronner. Survived by his wife, Joyce A. [Aroeste] Heilbronner; children, Jerome (Lisa) Heilbronner, Lawrence (Katie) Heilbronner-Kolthoff and Kevin (Erin Brauer) Heilbronner; grandchildren, Brian, Heather, Madeline, Olivia, Sam, Jakob and Jonah; nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Warren’s legacy of charity and community service, in his adopted home of Rochester and throughout NY state, will continue long after his passing. As a child in Stuttgart, Germany, only 6 years old at the time, along with his brother and parents, he escaped Nazi Germany.

His family eventually settled in Perry, NY/Wyoming County, where his father worked as textile engineer for many years. Warren would graduate from Perry High School in 1950 and work toward a law degree, attending both Cornell and Columbia Universities.

Following a short stint in the US Army, he moved to Rochester in 1958 to practice law, a labor of love which continued for 65 years, most recently with the firm Boylan Code in Rochester.

He never forgot where he came from and how he got to the US. As a member of the Committee on Holocaust Awareness and Information, he spoke with high schools, colleges and various groups on the relevance of the Holocaust in today’s world.

Among the numerous organizations he supported, Warren is a past President of Temple B’rith Kodesh, served 29 years on the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) Board and was most proud of his nearly 50 years of volunteer work with The Arc of Monroe and The Arc New York.

Interests outside of work and family included, golf, tennis, bowling, softball and vacations in warm climates.

Funeral Services will be held on WEDNESDAY May 22, 2024 at 10:30 AM in The Main Sanctuary at Temple B’rith Kodesh (2131 Elmwood Avenue). CLICK HERE for a map to Temple.

A procession will follow to White Haven Memorial Park.

For those unable to attend in person, CLICK HERE to livestream the service.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3 – 6 PM at Temple B’rith Kodesh.

Donations may be made to Temple B’rith Kodesh (CLICK HERE to donate online), Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism (CLICK HERE to donate online) or The Arc of Monroe County (CLICK HERE to donate online) in Warren’s memory.

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