Remembering Howard M. Pachter

Howard M. Pachter
April 19, 2020

Howard M. Pachter, 75, Scranton, died Sunday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton.

He and his wife the former Elaine Rosenstein had celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary last September 10th.

Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Jacob and Bertha Pachter.

He was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and received his undergraduate and Master’s degree in accounting from the University of Scranton.

He was the founder of Howard M. Pachter Accounting and Tax Service Co., Scranton and was a member and a past-president of the Amos Lodge of B’nai B’rith and also served on the board of the Jewish Home.

Howard was a life member of the Beth Shalom Congregation where he currently served as its treasurer and had served as a past-president.

Howard was a member of the education committee at Wilkes University and other accounting organizations.

Also surviving is a daughter Iris Simon and husband, Joshua, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a son Alvin, Scranton, two grandchildren, Madelyn and Ethan Simon, a brother, Arthur Pachter and wife Lee, Scranton and nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by a brother Saul Pachter and a sister Joan Pachter.

A private graveside service in Dalton Jewish Cemetery will be held by Rabbi Yisroel Brotsky.

Due to the pandemic a private Shiva will be observed. To contact the family please do so by phone or by offering an online condolence through the funeral home website,

Arrangements and care provided by Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Director’s, Dunmore.

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