Robert Markowitz, 96, formerly of Pittsfield, MA died Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, FL.
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He was born in Brooklyn, NY on January 10, 1924, son of Benjamin and Elsie Markowitz. He attended schools in Brooklyn.
Bob was a veteran of World War II where he was awarded 5 battle stars; an active member of many Knesset Israel synagogue’s committees; a volunteer for numerous cultural organizations in the Berkshires; and a Tax Accountant.
He was married to Esther Markowitz who predeceased him in 2003. They were married 54 years. He is survived by his children Neal, Nancy and Frank, son-in law Bill and daughter-in-law Goldie. He also leaves four precious grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Steven and Alyssa.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service for Bob Markowitz will be held in the Knesset Israel Cemetery on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 11:30. Contributions may be made to the Esther and Robert Markowitz Endowment Fund at Knesset Israel Synagogue or to a charity of your choice. There will be no Shiva hours.