Jack Czerkiewicz died peacefully at Jewish Hospital on February 21, 2019 with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Louisville as a young adult. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Sharon Green Czerkiewicz; daughter Bailey; mother Edith Czerkiewicz; sister Mazil Mizrachi (David); brother-in-law Bill Sachs (Betsy Goldfarb) and brother-in law Artie Green (Barb). He is also survived by 6 nieces and nephews and 4 great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Simon and sister Penina.
As an active community volunteer, he was particularly proud to work with Keneseth Israel Congregation, the Kentucky Institute for Torah Education and the Louisville VAAD Hakashruth. He received the VAAD’s Volunteer of the Year award in 2017. He was also a UofL fan and recently became a Purdue University fan where his daughter is attending college. Anyone who ever met Jack knows his biggest joy in life was watching his daughter Bailey grow up.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Ave., Louisville, KY. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be held at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.
Friends may express their sympathies by donating to Keneseth Israel Synagogue, J. Graham Brown Cancer Society, or to a charity of your choice.
Keneseth Israel Cemetery Section E, Lot 629