Alvin S. Appelbaum

United States Military Veteran

Alvin S. Appelbaum, age 94, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2022, surrounded by his family.

Beloved husband of Esther Millstone Appelbaum for 68 years.  Dear father of Sheryl (Douglas) Weber, Dr. Murray (Gail) Appelbaum and Jeffrey Appelbaum of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Loving grandfather of Brian (Sarah) Weber, Bradley (Leslie) Weber, Lauren Appelbaum and Andrew (Maxine) Appelbaum.  Cherished  great grandfather of Anaelle Joy Weber and Ava Rose Weber.   Beloved brother of the late Libbia (the late Harry) Lite.  Dear brother-in-law of the late Burris (Marilyn) Millstone.  Beloved son of the late Michael and Anna Appelbaum.  Dear uncle, cousin and friend to all.

Alvin had a long career with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and he also served as an usher at St. Louis Blues Hockey and for the St. Louis Cardinals for 19 years.  In April of 2018, Alvin’s son, Murray, took him on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. in recognition of his service to his country during the Korean War.  Alvin was an over 50 year member of the Benjamin Franklin Masonic Lodge and a 50 year member of the Jewish War Veterans.  He volunteered at the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry for 10 years.

Funeral service Sunday, November 27, 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road with interment to follow at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, 650 White Road.  Visitation with Alvin’s family beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service.  Live stream available at Contributions in his memory may be made to the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer12951 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63141; Congregation Shaare Emeth11645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO, 63141 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.