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Dr. Gyorgy Gyula Polcz

June 16, 1943 - May 7, 2017

 

 

 

MUNCIE – Dr. Gyorgy Gyula Polcz, 73, passed away Sunday, May 7th, 2017, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born on June 16th, 1943, in Budapest, Hungary. Following the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, his family resettled Austria, before moving to Santiago, Chile, where he c…READ MORE

 

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MUNCIE – Dr. Gyorgy Gyula Polcz, 73, passed away Sunday, May 7th, 2017, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born on June 16th, 1943, in Budapest, Hungary. Following the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, his family resettled Austria, before moving to Santiago, Chile, where he completed high school, studied violin at a conservatory, and began his studies in medicine.

He came to the United States to attend Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and graduated with honors. Gyorgy graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis and then returned to Ball Memorial Hospital to complete his internship. He entered private practice and was then board certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians and worked for both IU-BMH and Howard County Community Hospital.  His patients often said that he treated them with care, kindness, and humor. Gyorgy enjoyed international travel, amateur radio, and electronics.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Donna; his son Stephen Polcz; daughter Susan Polcz Volbrecht (husband John); daughter, Rebecca (partner, Jarrod Rice); grandson, Levi Volbrecht; his brother’s widow, Marion Polcz; cousins Otto Feld and Susi Nevitt (husband Bill); and many nieces and nephews.

Gyorgy was predeceased by his parents, Livia (Frisch) and Gyula, as well as his brother, Laszlo.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 at The Meeks Mortuary, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Road, with Father John Kiefer officiating. Cremation will take place.

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Road, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017 or one hour prior to services on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be directed to A.R.F., 1209 W. Riggin Road, Muncie, IN  47303 or to the Muncie Public Library, 2005 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47302.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

 

 

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 08:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Service Information

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


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