David Volfson, 95, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021, at his home in Chicago, IL after prolonged battle with cancer. David had a very impactful life. At the age of 18 David joined the Army. He was a part of rocket artillery unit involved in some of the fiercest battles against Nazi Germany on the eastern front. David was involved in liberating Kiev, Breslau, Prague, and Berlin. David was awarded a medal for bravery for his role in taking a heavily fortified German position in Berslau.
David’s true passion was always in helping people. During his WW2 service David was providing first aide to the wounded. His passion translated into his choice of carrier upon war conclusion. He became a veterinary Doctor. He went on to have a long and very successful carrier. He became a chief veterinarian in the city of Lvov heading veterinarian service.
After retiring in 1991 David moved to Chicago. He took an active role with Chicago Association of World War 2 veterans. For 25 years, he was pursuing a mission of documenting and publishing records of other World War 2 veterans. He was a beloved father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and, great-grandfather. He is greatly missed by family and friends.
David is survived by his younger brother Semen Volfson, two daughters Vita Dubilirer and Alla Meerovich, their spouses, 4 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
Private Graveside services are necessary due to health concerns, family and friends who cannot attend the services can view the services live Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 10am or any time after at www.MitzvahFunerals.com