SACHS--Marvin. Our family has lost our Patriarch. Marvin died, after a short illness, on August 22, 2012 days before his 91st birthday, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Pearl (Peggy), father of Jerome, Zachary, Arlene, Francine, Doug and Stuart. Father-in-law of Lois, Ruth, Barry, Lisa and Nancy. Beloved grandfather of Andrea (Henry), Curtis (Amie), Stephanie, Ross, Evan, Blair, Jason, Meghan, Matthew, Brittany and Murphy. Great-grandfather of Bradley, Brooke, and Makensie. Loving uncle of Michael (Linda), Marsha, Marlene, Sheila (Richard), Meryl (Scott). Most cherished brother of David (Celia) and Frances (York). He was predeceased by his first wife Ruth. â€¨Born to Anna and Charles on September 3, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY, Marvin served in WWII in the Navy, where he developed sophisticated electronic warfare and listening devices. He graduated from Alfred University and later, co-founded with his brother, Sachs Investing Company and Sachs and Palin Enterprises. A soft-spoken, kind and generous man, Marvin worked side-by-side with his brother and best friend, David, in their real estate business, until a month before his death. Marvin was an active man, served on his synagogue board and built the Marvin and David Sachs Family Education Building for Sutton Place Synagogue, a source of great pride to our entire family. Marvin was a mentor, adviser, and friend to many. Funeral to be held at Sutton Place Synagogue in New York City on Friday, August 24 at 10am. Interment to follow at Mt. Ararat Cemetery in Farmingdale, LI. Donations in Marvin's memory may be made to Sutton Place Synagogue. The Sachs, Mayer, Herman, Silver, Pelish, Siegel, Kantro and Tobier Families
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Published in The New York Times on Aug. 24, 2012