Production Management Veteran Norman Rosenberg Dies at 92

By: E&P Staff

Newspaper production manager and newsprint technical service staffer Norman Rosenberg died Aug. 2 in Roseville, Calif. He was 92.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Rosenberg early in his career held production positions at The New York Times, where he rose to assistant production director before leaving to become production director at the New York Journal American.

Rosenberg went on to serve in similar positions at what was then the Des Moines Register & Tribune and the San Francisco Newspaper Co., the joint operating agency for the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner, before joining Abitibi-Price in 1978 as a technical service representative for what was then the world’s largest newsprint manufacturer. He retired from Abitibi-Price in 1987.

During World War II, Rosenberg served in the military in China and India and ran a prisoner of war camp in Wyoming. While in Wyoming he met and married his wife, Arlene. He retired to Incline Village, Nevada, where he and Arlene learned to ski in their sixties and continued skiing until he was 88. They moved to Roseville,Calif., a few years ago, according to the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza.

In addition to his wife, Rosenberg is survived by a son and daughter, their spouses, two grandchildren and two sisters.

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