78, of New Rochelle, NY, passed away on September 16, 2013 after a long and valiant battle with kidney disease. Viewing hours will be on Thursday October 10, 4p-7:30p at Ruckers Mortuary, 12460 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima CA. Funeral services will be held on Friday October 11, at 12 noon at Reseda Blvd. Church of Christ, 7806 Reseda Blvd. Reseda, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Kidney Foundation in his memory.