ALTCHEK, Dr. Victor, MD., 94 of Palm Beach, FL and Manhattan passed away on October 23, 2013. Dr. Altchek was the beloved husband of Thiya (nee Lulinsky) Altchek; loving father of Caren (Roger) Pauley and Dr. Douglas (Angela) Altchek; cherished grandfather of Rachel, Muriel and Sarah and great-grandchildren Milo, Maia and Abigail. He was an accomplished surgeon, medical pioneer, and connoisseur of French 18th century furniture. He was predeceased by his first wife Muriel Lederman Altchek. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Parkinson's Diseased Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite #1509, New York, NY 10018 or the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, New York, NY 10087-7106.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 1:30 a.m. at Mount Hebron Cemetery, 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY. Shiva to follow at the office of Dr. Altchek, 115 East 61st Street and also on Sunday 4-7pm.