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Alan J. Zemon, 79, died on August 11, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Gladys Zemon, and his sister Helene Zemon.
After his graduation from Waggener High School, Class of 1961, he attended Indiana University. He was owner/CEO of Zemon Jewellers. Alan like the gems he sold was multi-faceted with his strong sense of giving of himself to his community. He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun. As a volunteer of over 30 years with Hosparus, he kept the patients company when they had no family of their own. He was a reading tutor with Every 1 Reads. Alan was also an entertainer as a bass singer in the Gilbert & Sullivan Society, a member of the Kentucky Opera Guild, and a member of the Louisville Ballet Partners. His friends at Beehive of Goshen enjoyed his piano playing and singing.
Alan is survived and missed by his daughter Betsey Geller and her husband David; his granddaughters, Sydney, Abigail and Hannah, his niece Nikki Russman and his nephew, Eric Welenken and his wife, Rhonda.
He was buried at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery during a private service on August 12, 2022.
“In Memory of Alan J. Zemon” donations may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Ave, Louisville, KY 40205, or Hosparus, c/o Development Department, 6200 Dutchmans Ln, Louisville, KY 40205.