Mitchell Myzal, 94, died Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Fulton Center where he had been a resident for six months. He passed with dignity and grace with his wife of 63 years at his side.
Mitchell leaves his wife, Amelia Biasini Myzal; his daughter, Elisa (Christopher Luberecki) of Chattanooga, TN; several nieces, nephews and cousins; as well as his faithful canine companion, Peanut, to mourn his loss. Besides his parents, Morris and Anna Sack Myzal, Mitchell was predeceased by his five siblings, Jessie Levinson, Phillip Myzal, Esther Miller, Eugene Myzal, and Gertrude Alpert.
Mitchell was born in Gloversville, NY on December 14, 1923. In his youth Mitchell played football and basketball, while working with his father and brothers at Myzal’s Market on Church Street in Gloversville.
Mitchell was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy at the close of WW II. He returned to work in the family business where he added a small meat market in Broadalbin which later became a supermarket through his and his brothers’ hard work. It was with great pride that he served the community of Broadalbin. After retirement and for several years, he was a meat cutting instructor at HFM BOCES.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Lodge 4 F&AM and the Knesseth Israel Synagogue.
His funeral will take place at the Amico Funeral Home, Gloversville on Thursday, January 11, with Rabbi Monte Sugarman, officiating. Calling hours are from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., immediately followed by the service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of choice. Burial will take place in the spring with full military honors.
Online condolences may be made at www.amicofuneralhome.com.