Spencer Dvorkin, 88, after being ill for an extended period of time, died on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center with his wife and daughters at his side.
Mr. Dvorkin was born on December 22, 1924 in New York City. He was predeceased by his parents, Meyer and Etta Weissberg Dvorkin, and by his sister, Judith Dvorkin. He is survived by his wife, Nancy L. Taddiken, his four daughters, Elizabeth Botwin (Michael), Constance, Kate (Charles Kutler), and Julia Mastnak (Tomaz), his five grandsons, Elliott and Nathan Goldbaum, Elijan and Martin Mastnak, and Dorje Kutler, and by his devoted caregivers—Christine, Yvonne, Jill, Janette, and Norma.
Mr. Dvorkin had a long career in real-estate management, and he was always an interested and involved member of the communities in which he resided. He was a member of the Edgemont Board of Education for 15 years, resigning during his last term to serve the Edgemont school community as Capital Project Supervisor. When he resided in Edgemont he served on the Zoning Board in the Town of Greenburgh, was a volunteer firefighter in the Greenville Fire Department, and was president of local civic associations.
Mr. Dvorkin was also a member of the Katonah-Lewisboro Board of Education for six years, and he was a volunteer at Meadow Pond Elementary School. He worked tirelessly to ensure quality education for all students at the same time that he fought to maintain costs for taxpayers.
A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be held at Clark Associates Funeral Home, Katonah, NY on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 11 AM. Visiting 9 AM-11 AM will precede the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Edgemont Scholarship Council, Tay-Bandz, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation, the Vijay Nibhanipudi Scholarship Fund, or the Edgemont School Foundation would be appreciated.