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Harry Dvorsky
March 25, 1923 - February 10, 2014
Resident of San Leandro
Dr. Harry Sam Dvorsky passed away peacefully on Monday, February 10, 2014, with his loving wife by his side. He was 90 years of age.
Dr. Dvorsky, born in Romania on March 25, 1923, the son of Rabbi Meyer and Rachel Dvorsky, was brought into this country as an infant and raised during the depression. An excellent student, Dr. Dvorsky graduated from the University of Iowa Medical School in 1947, enlisted in the Navy and served in the Korean War. He was a board certified General and Thoracic Surgeon, and served as Chief of Surgery, Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Chief of Staff at Eden Hospital in Castro Valley, CA. He was a brilliant surgeon, an avid tennis player, and a leader in the Jewish community. With great dedication, his career in medicine for fifty years touched the lives of thousands of people throughout the East Bay. Dr. Dvorsky will always be remembered as a caring, loving and loyal husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Dr. Dvorsky was predeceased by his great grandson Aiden James Thenemann. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Isobel, his three children, Jay, Kathy Weiner (Steve), and Daniel (Miriam), five grandchildren Rachel Shelowitz, Jennifer Thenemann, Jordan Weiner, Drew Dvorsky, Jake Dvorsky and three great grandchildren, Chase, Avery and Brooks Thenemann.
Services will take place at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 12th at the Home of Eternity at 5000 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Eden Hospital Medical Center Foundation.


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Published in Inside Bay Area News on Feb. 12, 2014.
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March 4, 2014
My sympathy goes out to you and your family, Isobel. Sherry Strebel
March 3, 2014
My sincerest sympathy to Isabel and the family in their great loss. My personal letter will follow. Mary Ellen Vaughan
February 15, 2014
Our deepest condolences . My late parents Dr. Don and Jo Cherry thought highly of Dr. and Mrs. Dvorsky.
May your memories give you comfort.
Barbara ( Cherry ) Tom
February 14, 2014
mary adjei
February 14, 2014
Dr Harry Devorsky will be forever missed.Rest in Peace....To Mrs Devorsky I say take heart and God will see you and your entire family through...My sympathy to you all.
Mary Adjei
February 13, 2014
I served on two committees with him. He will be remembered fondly Isobel my deepest condolences. Walter Kran
Walter Kran
February 12, 2014
Thoughts and prayers.
Diana Souza
February 12, 2014
Our most heartfelt condolences are sent upon hearing this sad news. We'll forever hold fond memories of Dr. Dvorsky and the contributions he and his wife Isobel made to our community.
The Teramoto Family
February 12, 2014
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Phillip & Kristine Blackman
February 11, 2014
Harry was a great man, one to be admired. He and Isobel were a first class act. I will very much miss him.
Robert Edelman
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