Obituaries

Solomon "Sol" Lirtzman
Died: Mar 2, 2013

Solomon Jacob Lirtzman, 89, died Saturday, March 2, 2013. Sol was born on March 28, 1923 in Manhattan, son of the late Rose and Harry Lirtzman. Sol was a World War II veteran having served in the South Pacific in the signal core. He served on the Putnam Valley Zoning Board, the Putnam Valley Library Board, and was a past president of Temple Israel in Lake Peekskill. He also volunteered with the Putnam Valley Fire Department. Sol was an avid reader and HAM-radio operator, two hobbies which he was happy to share with his family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Flora Vogel, his sons Robert Lirtzman and wife Carole Jo-Yen, Alan Lirtzman and wife Susie Lirtzman, Yoram Lirtzman and wife Miriam Sivkin, his step-children David Vogel and wife Maryann Moon, Edward Vogel and wife Linda Wexler Vogel, and Emily Hronec and husband Robert Hronec, grandchildren Alexandra Lirtzman, Ethan Lirtzman, Jennifer Vogel, Abigail Ono, Mark Vogel, Molly Vogel, Efrem Lirtzman, Maya Lirtzman-Sivkin, Gregory Hronec, Jesse Lirtzman-Sivkin, Max Vogel and Dylan Hronec, great-grandchildren Emily Lirtzman, Alexander Lirtzman, Cooper Ono and Kainan Lirtzman, brother Sid Lirtzman and wife Sheila Worthington Lirtzman, nephew Harry Lirtzman, and niece Amy Solomonson. Many extended family and friends will surely miss him as well. Sol was predeceased by his first wife, Miriam Lirtzman.

Funeral services will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, 35 Morrissey Drive, Putnam Valley, New York at 11 a.m. Sunday March 3, 2013. Internment at King David Cemetery, 101 Mill Street, Putnam Valley, New York immediately following services. Shiva will be held at their residence, 50F Jefferson Oval, Yorktown Heights, New York, Monday through Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that people make donations to their favorite charities in memory of Sol Lirtzman.

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