Arnold Prensky, 83, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2018 in Houston Texas. He was born on March 6, 1935 to Reba and Saul Prensky. Arnold was a devoted son to his beloved parents, and to his beloved brother Sanford Prensky. Arnold was an exceptional student and enjoyed being surrounded by his family and many friends. He graduated from San Jacinto High School, followed by the University of Texas at Austin where he was a proud brother of Phi Sig fraternity. Arnold completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Houston where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.
Arnold enjoyed working in the family real estate business for many years alongside his parents; he treated their employees with great love and respect, like his own family. Arnold appreciated time spent with family, always expressing an interest in their lives and reminiscing about the past. He will always be remembered for passionate conversations surrounding politics and world events.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, Reba and Saul Prensky, and his brother Sanford Prensky. He is survived by cousins Florence Levinson; Fonda Glazer; Barry and Mindy Levinson, Brett and Brandon; Marty and Laura Levinson, Courtney and Corey; Ilene Levinson; Adele and Steve Croft, Joel, Jeffrey and Valery, and Robyn; Robert and Suzanne Goldstein; Jerald and Jennifer Goldstein, Ryan and Ben.
Arnold’s sweet and gentle soul will be sorely missed. The family would like to thank Winnie Texada for her compassionate care the past several months.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m., Beth Yeshurun Post Oak Cemetery,1037 Post Oak Road, with Rabbi Brian Strauss officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Arnold’s memory be made to Congregation Beth Yeshurun, 4525 Beechnut, Houston, TX 77096, (www.bethyeshurun.org); Seven Acres, 6200 N. Braeswood, Houston, TX 77074, (www.sevenacres.org); Jewish Family Service, 4131 S. Braeswood, Houston, TX 77025, (www.jfshouston.org); or to a charity of your choice.