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Alfred Galkin

AGE: 92 • Hallandale, FL

Alfred Galkin 92 of Hallandale, Fl., entered into eternal rest Saturday at the Haven Hospice at J F K Medical Center in Edison. He was born in Hoboken, lived in Israel for 10 years before moving to Hallandale 15 years ago. Alfred retired in 1975 after owning a cigar store in Hoboken for 40 years. He was an army veteran of WW II and was active and served as an officer with the Jewish War Veterans. He was a volunteer guard in Natanya, Israel patrolling the streets with the police during the time he lived there after his retirement. He was a strong supporter and donated an ambulance to Israel.

Alfred was predeceased by his wife Claire a holocaust survivor who died in 2000. He is survived by 3 nephews Gary Rosenberg of NYC, Dr. Edwin Galkin and Dr. Samuel Galkin of Edison, and a niece Hannah Del Carpane of Bayonette Point, Fl.

Graveside services will be held on Monday December 19, 2011 at 12:30 pm at Riverside Cemetery in Rochelle Park. Arrangements are entrusted to the Flynn and Son/ Koyen Funeral Home 319 Amboy Ave., Metuchen, N.J. 732 548-2134. For directions, or to send condolence messages, visit our Web site at

Published in Home News Tribune on Dec. 18, 2011
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