David Gotthelf

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: self-employed real estate broker who was among one of more than 100 persons reported missing and feared dead in the aftermath of the infamous Hurricane Sandy superstorm that killed at least 147 people and caused widespread property damage in the areas in its path throughout the Caribbean region along the coastline of the Mid-Atlantic states in northeastern United States after the storm swept through the Caribbean Sea as a tropical cyclone during the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season and developed into a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph when it made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey in late October 2012, in which it was the second-costliest hurricane on record in U.S. history behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned in the floodwaters during Hurricane Sandy

 

Born: April 21, 1940

 

Died: October 30, 2012

 

Location: Rockaway Park, Queens, New York