Obituary: Matilda Rosenberg, 69, social worker who strived to honor the memory of Holocaust survivors like her parents

Matilda Rosenberg, right, died on Feb. 25 after a two-and-half-year battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband Marty, who appears in the picture above with Matilda and their four grandchildren, who knew her as "Nona." Image courtesy Marty Rosenberg.

To have known Matilda Laura Rosenberg was to be splashed with Mediterranean sunshine.

She was incredibly loved by those she held dear — family, close friends, colleagues and the hundreds of families she served in a distinguished career as a social work.