Henry Katkin

August 27, 1936 – March 23, 2024

SERVICE DETAILS

Graveside

Date: March 27, 2024

Time: 2:00 PM

CEMETERY DETAILS

New Montefiore Cemetery: 1180 Wellwood Ave., West Babylon, NY 11704

 

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OBITUARY

HENRY KATKIN (1936- 2024)

Henry Katkin was born on August 27th, 1936, in Brooklyn, NY. He grew up with his loving parents Nathan & Libby Katkin and was known for his Independence and strong work ethic from a young age. Henry graduated Eastern District High School and then volunteered to serve in the Army during the Korean War, where he displayed bravery and dedication to his country.

In 1956, Henry married his high school sweetheart, Beverly (Sarter), and they went on to have 3 children together (Karen, Joanne & Alan), 3 grandchildren (Jason, Ethan & Benjamin), and 2 great-grandchildren (Madison & Blake). Henry was a proud husband, father, grandfather, & great grandfather.

Early on, while working as a plumber and in various other jobs, Henry became interested in Real Estate, ultimately becoming a self-employed real estate developer, something he enjoyed immensely. Henry worked tirelessly throughout his life.

In his free time, Henry enjoyed learning about health, nutrition and fitness. He self-prescribed many vitamins and curled 30 pound weights even at age 87. He followed politics closely and cared about how people’s lives were impacted. He enjoyed wild Salmon, sautéed broccoli, and a good piece of Italian cheesecake from La Famiglia.

Henry had a great mind and was known for wide range of knowledge. He was always willing and available to share his knowledge and offer advice if asked.

Henry passed away peacefully, surrounded by family in his final days. Henry Katkin will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

May his memory be a blessing.

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