Samuel Eckstein

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ECKSTEIN--Samuel, 91, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Garden City, NY, on May 4, 2008. Adoring husband of 63 years to Beatrice, loving father of Randi, Laurie and sonin-law Abe Gorelick, cherished grandfather of Sarah, Jordan and Molly. Dear brother-in-law, devoted uncle, and great-uncle. Beloved by his many cousins, extended family and friends. Known as "Echo" to those he grew up with as a member of the Celtics basketball club at Bronx House, he was a proud WWII veteran, avid golfer, amateur stock trader and ardent Democrat. He was a past president of the Mens Apparel Club of NYC and, as a career-long salesman for Dee Sportswear, he was trusted and admired by his colleagues and customers. Supporter of Jewish causes, Sam was an early and sustaining member of the Garden City Jewish Center. Graveside services, Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 1:30pm, Mount Ararat Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.
Published in The New York Times from May 6 to May 7, 2008
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