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Carole Gachman passed away peacefully on January 23, 2016.

Carole was born on November 17, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois to Milton and Shirley Rose. At the age of three she moved to Los Angeles, California. Carole had a happy childhood and loved to dress up like Shirley Temple. The Rose family was large and Carole enjoyed an adventurous childhood with many great memories. Carole worked for the legendary talent agent and studio executive Lew Wasserman where she would often meet famous stars such as Jimmy Stewart, Dean Martin, Henry Fonda, Gregory Peck, and many others.

Carole was an avid tennis player and operated a popular tennis boutique in Fort Worth, Texas. After moving to Houston, Carole began a successful career at biomedical manufacturer Valco Instruments. Carole was passionate about her work at Valco and was the leader of her team with record sales to medical laboratories around the world.

Above all, Carole's greatest pleasure was spending time with her family and friends. Carole was so incredibly proud to have three wonderful sons and many grandchildren she cherished. Her happiest moments were the celebration of life's events. Birthdays and holidays were always special to Carole as her loved ones gave her so much joy. She had the best qualities of the Rose family and together with her talents and courage fused the best persona into a loving caring family. She will be truly missed.

Carole was preceded in death by her parents; husband Daniel Gachman; and sister Muriel Gachman. She is survived by sons Scott Lawrence (Joani); Gregg Lawrence (Micky); and Milton Lawrence (Dianne); stepsons Randy Gachman (Rhonda) and Dean Gachman (Cindy); grandchildren Kristen, Katie, Adam, and Michael Lawrence and so many wonderful step-grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins all of whom she loved so dearly.
Special thanks to all the nurses and staff who made her last years as comfortable as possible.

Memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Association. www.alz.org/donate

Services will be held Sunday, January 31, 2016 at two o'clock in the afternoon at Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet St. Houston, TX. Rabbi David Lyon and Cantor Daniel Mutlu officiating.