ALTCHEK--Victor, MD. Dr. Victor Altchek of Palm Beach, FL and Manhattan passed away on October 23 at age 94. Beloved husband of Thiya Lulinsky Altchek, adored father of Caren Pauley and Dr. Douglas Altchek and cherished grandfather of Rachel, Muriel and Sarah and great-grandchildren Milo, Maia and Abigail. Accomplished surgeon, medical pioneer, and connoisseur of French 18th century furniture. He was predeceased by his first wife Muriel Lederman Altchek. Graveside funeral at Mt. Hebron on Friday, 11:30am. Shiva to follow at the office of Dr. Altchek, 115 East 61st Street and also on Sunday 47pm.
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Published in The New York Times on Oct. 24, 2013