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Norman Steiger, MD, FACP

August 7, 2019
Norman  Steiger, MD, FACP
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Obituary for Norman Steiger, MD, FACP
Norman Steiger, MD, FACP
Devoted husband of Nancy (Karp) for 61 years. Beloved father of Debbie Schnur (Danny), Liz Newman (Steve) and Sue Ellen Gerber (Steven). Proud Grandfather of: Sam and Max Schnur, Madeleine Kahn (Jona); Matthew and Allison Newman; Emily Shaw (McLean), Meghan and Katie Gerber. Delighted Great-Grandfather of Asher Kahn, and loving brother of Joel Steiger (Carole Ann). Dr. Steiger was a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and The University of Basel Medical School. He was in private practice in Mamaroneck, NY for over thirty years. During this time he was an attending physician at United Hospital in Port Chester, where he served two terms on the Medical Board; he also held appointments on the staff of Greenwich Hospital and Sound Shore Hospital. From 1975-2000, Dr. Steiger was a consultant in Internal Medicine at the Rye Hospital Center, a private psychiatric hospital. In addition, starting in 1972, he served as Police and Fire Surgeon for the Village of Mamaroneck. The following year, he co-founded the Mamaroneck Fire Department Rescue Squad (which is now known as the Mamaroneck Emergency Medical Service) and trained its volunteers. Cementing his love for the Village and its community, he was appointed, in 2002, to the Health Commission of the Village of Mamaroneck. Dr. Steiger also served as President of the Westchester Society of Internal Medicine from 1985-2000 and was a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Society of Internal Medicine.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Norman may be made in support of pancreatic cancer surgical research at Thomas Jefferson University. Please donate online at or make checks payable to Jefferson, note “Memorial- Norman Steiger” in the memo, and mail to: Jefferson Office of Institutional Advancement, 125 S. 9th St., Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Donations may also be made to Swim Across America. Please donate online at
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Zion Memorial Chapel

785 E. Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Zion Memorial Chapel
785 E. Boston Post Road Mamaroneck 10543 NY
United States

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Cedar Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

735 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ 07652

735 Forest Ave Paramus 07652 NJ
United States

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Support of pancreatic cancer surgical research at Thomas Jefferson University


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