Alvin Abe Daiches died peacefully at his home early Saturday morning, July 22. He was 81 years young.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10 am Tuesday, July 25, in the Kornbleet Memorial Chapel, located in Ahavath Sholom Cemetery, 411 N. University Drive. Following committal prayers, he will be laid to rest in the cemetery. Shiva and Minyan will be held at the family residence. For religious reasons, the family respectfully requests that no flowers be sent. However, consideration of contributions to the Chabad of Fort Worth & Tarrant County, or to a charity of choice, in his memory, is suggested.
Born and raised in Fort Worth, along with his brother Larry, Alvin was the son of Joe and Lillie Daiches. He graduated from R. L. Paschal High School before attending and graduating from TCU where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
After graduation Alvin joined the family jewelry business where he had a successful and lengthy career until retiring. He was active in several organizations including Leading Jewelers Guild, where he was president, and B'nai Brith, which was a big part of his life. He was president and chairperson of BBYO and an advisor along with other numerous organizations. Volunteering was a big part of his life.
Alvin met the love of his life, Jaclyn Flatow, in 1972; they married in 1973. He was a loving and caring father to Jason (Yehuda) Daiches and Julie Nicole Stuart and was an amazing grandaddy to eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. The grandchildren would say he was known for his great sense of humor, his loving and caring nature, his love for donuts and ice cream and the Texas Rangers.
In addition to the love of his life his caring wife of 50 years, Jaclyn, Alvin is survived by his children, Jason (Yehuda) Daiches and Julie Stuart and son-in-law, who he loved like his own son, Glenn Stuart; grandchildren, Bracha Leah, Pnina, Rivki, Anya, Tzvi, Ella, Isaac and Yeshaya and a great grandson Yaakov.; and brother, Larry and his wife, Elaine; nephew and niece, Scott Daiches and Lori Oberheu, and their families; and numerous other family members.