Obituary of Richard Gralicer
Richard Gralicer, of Yonkers, NY sadly passed away on May 15, 2016 at the age of 86. Richard was born in Schenectady, NY to the late Martin and Margaret Gralicer. Following high school, Richard went on to proudly serve his country in the US Army with the “Wolfhounds”, 25th and 27th Infantry division stationed in Japan. He was a practicing attorney for 60+ years. Richard was Senior Partner at Gralicer & Kaiser, Esqs. While he maintained a private practice representing clients in many areas of law, he had a concentration and special talent in aggressively representing persons who suffered serious personal injuries. He was a member of the NYS Trial Lawyers Association, Westchester County Bar Association, and the Yonkers Lawyers Association. He was a lover of music and enjoyed singing in the Yonkers Men’s Glee Club. He also loved fishing and tennis. Richard’s greatest passion was for his family. In addition to his beloved wife Harriet of 59 years, he is also survived by cherished children Karen, Lynn (Michael) Pryzgoda, Andrea (Edward) Moffett, Denise Wallenstein, adoring grandchildren Mark, Alex, Andrew, Rebecca, Danielle, and his loving sister Shirley Roffman. Richard is predeceased by a sister Florence. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 12 noon at WEINSTEIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1652 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 914-793-3800. Interment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Richard’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.