Obituary - IRA N. DAITZMAN
March 23, 2018
Ira Daitzman, age 85, of Orlando, passed away on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at Florida Hospital Orlando.
He was born in Union City, New Jersey, on Aug. 11, 1932, a son of the late Samuel I. and Ruth Shifrin Daitzman.
Mr. Daitzman attended Union Hill, N.J., High School, and graduated from NYU Stern School of Finance, where he became a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He earned his B.A. and served for two years in the US Army. During his tour of duty, on Jan. 2, 1954, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, he married his high school sweetheart, Marion Eisen. Mr. Daitzman earned his C.P.A. license and moved to Orlando, Fla., in 1961, forming a partnership with Mr. Albert Katz. That partnership lasted for 47 years. He was an active volunteer at Temple Israel of Winter Springs and an avid biker.
Mr. Daitzman is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marion Daitzman of Orlando; their daughters, Lynn (Mark) Fenster of Orlando, and Gerri (Mark) Lifshitz of Scarsdale N.Y.; and their son, Michael (Lesley) of Wellesley, Mass. He is also survived by five grandchildren—Avi (Sara) Lifshitz of Migdal Haemek, Israel, Rachel (Mordy) Greenspan of New York, N.Y., Jesse (Katie) Lifshitz of New York, N.Y., and Sam and Jacob Daitzman of Wellesley, Mass., and four great-grandchildren. Additionally, Mr. Daitzman is survived by his brother, Myles (Maxine) of Sun City, Ariz.; his sister, Janice (Richard) Wentz of Santa Clara, Calif.; his sister-in-law, Gladys Haber of Greensboro, N.C., and seven nieces and nephews.
Services and interment were held at Temple Beth El/Cedar Park Cemetery in New Jersey.
In memory of Ira N. Daitzman, the family requests contributions to Temple Israel, 50 S Moss Road, Winter Springs 32708; Jewish Family Services, 2100 Lee Road, Winter Park 32789; or The Jewish Pavilion, 421 Montgomery Road—Suite 231, Altamonte Springs 32714.
Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810. 407-599-1180.