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Albert Garelick of Houston, Texas, passed away at Regent Care Center in League City, Texas, on Monday, May 12, 2014. He was 88 years old. A native of Rochester, New York, Mr. Garelick was born on May 13, 1925, to the late Saul and Ruth Metter Garelick and served in the U.S. Army in Japan at the conclusion of World War II.

He was married for 29 years to the late Norma Hilda (Sakson) Garelick when she passed away in 1978. Mr. Garelick was a calibration engineer in the aerospace industry and relocated to the Houston area in the early 1980s.

Mr. Garelick is survived by his children, Eugene Michael (Rosalia) Garelick, Sheryl Ann Garelick (David Hopfensperger) and Holly Beth Garelick (Philip) Bauerlein and four grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his brother, Lee, and sister, Helen.

A graveside funeral service, with military honors, was held at Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, with Rabbi Patricia Hickman of Temple Israel of Brevard officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.


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