Rudolf "Rudy" H Grundel
Born 1926
Died 7/24/2013 in Syracuse, NY

 Holocaust Survivor 

Rudolf "Rudy" H. Grundel, 87, of Syracuse, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Crouse Hospital. Rudolf, a Holocaust survivor, lived through events of great turmoil with a belief in caring and respect. He was loved and admired by many. Rudy was a tool and die maker for 36 years at General Motors, member of UAW 854, and a skilled craftsman who could fix just about anything. Rudy was a member of Shaarei Torah Orthodox Congregation of Syracuse and served for many years on the Board of Directors of Temple Beth El . He was an avid fisherman, gardener, lover of nature, classical music and opera.

Survived by his wife of 67 years, Edith Grundel; daughter, Judy (Mel) Oster; sons, Erich and Ralph Grundel; grandchildren, Jane (John) Brophy and Adam Oster; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Margot Fineberg of Epping Forest, England; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted promptly at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Birnbaum Funeral Chapel, 1909 at East Fayette Street. There will be no calling hours. Shiva will be observed at the family home immediately following services. Burial will be in Beth El Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Date of Death: July 24, 2013
Burial Location
Edith Grundel Holocaust Survivor 
Died 4/24/2017