Alvin Fleischman, 87, died July 26, 2010.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa., Mr. Fleischman graduated from Penn State University. During World War II, he fought in the Philippines. After the war, he moved to Los Angeles and met his wife, Doris, on a blind date. He got a job at Seagrams Distillers where, after more than 25 years, he worked his way to the top. After he retired, he and Doris moved to Tucson. He managed Congregation Anshei Israel’s financial affairs for many years, for which, at his insistence, he was paid $1 per year.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Doris; sons, Larry (Raquel) Fleischman of Tucson and Marc (Debbie) Fleischman of Tucson; Shelley (Marshall); three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Graveside services were held in the Congregation Anshei Israel section at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Robert Eisen and Cantor Ivor Lichterman officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Anshei Israel U.S.Y. fund, 5550 E. 5th St., Tucson 85711.