Alvin Greck

Obituary of Alvin Greck

South Fallsburg, NY

Mr. Alvin Greck, a resident of South Fallsburg, NY, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021. He was 89. The son of the late Julius and Sadie Rosenthal Greck, Alvin was born on March 7, 1931 in Monticello, NY Alvin attended the University of Miami and was a Korean War Veteran in the Navy. He joined the family business, Greck & Strongin, until his retirement over 25 years ago. Alvin was a generous man who often picked up hitchhikers, much to his family's chagrin. Known for his whistling and humming, he was easy going, cheerful, and optimistic. He will be greatly missed by his family & friends.

Survivors include his two daughters, Jackie Ranney(husband Jim) of Southwick, Massachusetts, and Stephanie Saffir(husband Jeff), of Highland, NY. Grandchildren include Jill Keenan(Drew), Luke Ranney, Randy, and Dylan Saffir & Great Granddaughter Camryn Keenan.

Alvin was predeceased by his wife of over 50 years, Joan.

At the family's request, services will be private.

Funeral arrangements are honorably entrusted to the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home - Monticello; 845-794-7474 or

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