Michael Zysman, 94, of Honeoye Falls, N.Y., died June 15, 2018. Born in Radom, Poland, during World War II, he was a Holocaust survivor who was in multiple concentration camps, including Vaihingen and Dachau. He was liberated by American soldiers on May 1, 1945. He lived in a UNRA displaced camp in Stuttgart, Germany, for 18 months, where he married another Holocaust survivor.
Mr. Zysman immigrated to the United States in 1946. He worked as a truck driver and later draftsman, while going to night school for 10 years, achieving a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Newark College of Engineering. He worked as an engineer for 30 years for Western Electric. He was awarded the Northeast Engineer of the Year Award for his accomplishments.
He lived in Newark, Hillside, and Union before moving to Honeoye Falls in 2009.
Predeceased by his wife, Eva Kronenberg Zysman, and a son, Andrew, he is survived by a son, Jules (Nadette Jacob); three granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.
Private services were held. Memorial contributions may be made to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.