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4.24.15 Issue

Alfred Walter (Al) Brody passed away on April 12 at age 95. Services were held April 15 at Menorah Chapel in Staten Island, NY.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Benjamin Brody, and brother, Don Brody.

He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley and recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty Ann Brody Bucksbaum and Steve Bucksbaum of Glenview, IL, Carolyn and Frank Schwarz of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter, Francie Brody of Pittsburgh, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Pamela Brody of Weston, MA; grandchildren: Noah and Teddy Bucksbaum, Matt Schwarz, and Tim Schwarz and Jennifer Knight, Jennifer and Zachary Brody; great-grandchild, Owen.

Al was born in Bronx, NY. He was a specialist in lung disease at Creighton University Medical School in Omaha, NE. While in the Army in Germany and Austria just after World War II, he headed up doctors caring for injured soldiers in the Army hospital. In the early 1950s, he founded the Pulmonary Department at Creighton University Medical School and St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Memorials may be made to the organization of your choice.