Zachary Buchalter, 91, died Nov. 17, 2011.
Born in New York City, Mr. Buchalter graduated from Erasmus High School and the City College of New York. He served during World War II in the Pacific as an officer in the combat engineers. Mr. Buchalter earned his CPA certification and established an accounting firm in New York City, commuting from his home in Rockville Center until retirement in Tucson. He volunteered at Temple Emanu-El and Jewish organizations in Tucson and on Long Island..
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Joan; daughter, Laurie (Larry Kohn) Buchalter; sister-in-law Rhoda Goodman; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;
Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Thomas Louchheim of Congregation Or Chadash officiating. Interment followed in the Temple Emanu-El section of Evergreen Cemetery.