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FERKAUF--Eugene, of New York, NY, died on June 5, 2012. Visionary founder of E. J. Korvette, generous philanthropist. Son of the late Harry and Rose Ferkauf, beloved husband of Estelle (Silverstein), adored and adoring father of Amy Shapira, Lenore Bronstein, and Bobby Dor Kurzweil, admired and loving father-in-law of Israel Shapira, Robert Bronstein, Benny Dor z"l, and Arthur Kurzweil, cherished grandfather of Danny Shapira, Howard and Stacey Bronstein, Ronnie and Mary Bronstein, Lauren and Aaron Singer, Howie and Liz Kleinberg, Joshua and Donna Kleinberg, Rachel Dor, Gal Dor, Orna Dor, treasured great grandfather of Oliver, Liam, Blake, Sawyer, Noah, Eliza, Faye, Elle. Devoted brother of Lauretta Cruhlac, brother-in-law of Florence Thorn, Sylvia and Sam Diamond. Your passion for life will always be an inspiration; your love for us - and our love for you - is vast and deep and immeasurable. Service to take place today, 11:30am, Sinai Chapels, 162-05 Horace Harding Expwy., Fresh Meadows, NY.

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Published in The New York Times on June 7, 2012
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