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George Allen Barron

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BARRON, George George Allen Barron, RPh. died peacefully on December 11, 2013 in Hollywood, FL. He fought in WWII in the 82nd Airborne Division. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and began his pharmacy career with Gray Drug Stores in Cleveland and became a part owner of a chain of pharmacies in Cleveland and South Florida. George remained a loyal OSU and Cleveland Indian fan. After his third retirement, he helped found the Hollywood Hills Orthodox Minyan. He and his devoted wife, Selma, moved to Hollywood in 1966 and belonged to Temple Beth Shalom and Temple Sinai. George was predeceased by his parents, Hyman and Celia Barron. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Selma; brother, Julius; children, Drs. Karyl Barron (Jeffrey Moak) and Dr. Bruce Barron (Diane); and five grandchildren: Zachary and Hannah Moak and Joshua, Elyssa and Kara Barron. Much thanks is given to his caregivers, Barbara and Susan. An online guestbook is available at www. edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jewish War Veterans, www.jwv.org; Congregation Ariel, 5227 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338, www.congariel.org; the Children's Inn at the National Institutes of Health, www.childrensinn.org; or the . Graveside service will be 12:00 noon Friday, December 13, 2013 at Crest Lawn Memorial Park, with Rabbi Binyomin Friedman officiating. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 12, 2013
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