Sheldon C. "Shelley" Rosenthal, age 78, of 3203 Bethel Road, Sugar Grove, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018.

Sheldon is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sarah Weissbard of Sugar Grove; three sons, Michael, Todd and Aaron, and one grandson, Jared.

Sheldon was a graduate of Upsala College and was a real estate broker in New Jersey and worked with real estate developers in Florida.

Sheldon and Sarah moved to the Bethel Valley in 2004, dividing their time between North Carolina and Florida. Sheldon loved travel and he lived in Europe for 10 years, and spoke Spanish and Italian fluently. He loved to entertain and sing, and he was a great lover of music.

He will be remembered for his amazing spirit, his spectacular sense of humor, his extreme passion for life, and his caring and generous ways. Shelley made life special in so many ways for so many people.

Funeral services for Mr. Sheldon C. "Shelley" Rosenthal will be conducted Friday morning, January 4, 2019, at 11:30 AM, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Private graveside services and burial for family and close friends will follow in the Rosenthal Family Cemetery in Sugar Grove.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Online condolences may be sent to the Rosenthal family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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