Obituary: September 20th, 2023
Jerry Fleischer

Jerome (Jerry) Fleischer

Jerome (Jerry) Fleischer, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, at the age of 92. 

Jerry was born in the Bronx, New York, to Rose and Samuel Fleischer. He married Sissie in 1951 and moved to Dallas in 1957 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jerry was president and founder of Trinity Valley Foods. He was in the wholesale meat and trucking industries for many years and retired in 2012. He was an avid art collector who enjoyed fishing, reading, history, the Dallas Cowboys and spending time with his family. He was also a chapter dad of Henry Monsky AZA in the 1970s.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 72 years, Sissie Fleischer; daughter, Carol (Barry) Sobol; daughter, Shelly Weinstein; four granddaughters, Amy (Julian) Buetens, Julie (Josh) Martin, Staci Weinstein and Courtney Weinstein; four great-grandchildren, Izaak Buetens, Mars Buetens, Deva Martin and Reuben Martin. Jerry also leaves behind his brother, Alan (Eileen) Fleischer; his sister, Sylvia Reichlin; brother-in-law, Dr. Murray (Liz) Fox; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to acknowledge the love and special care given to Jerry by his caregivers Nancy Muthiaru, Rachel Muturi, Sylvia Openda and Catherine Nyambura as well as the staff of Legacy Midtown Park Skilled Nursing.

If desired, contributions may be made to the ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center, Planned Parenthood or the charity of your choice.

A memorial service was held Sept. 5 at Lefkowitz Chapel, Temple Emanu-El.

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