George Dresch

 

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: founder and owner of the Brooklyn, New York-based air conditioning systems firm George Dresch Plumbing & Heating Co. who along with his wife Patricia and their daughter Angela had previously escaped death and serious injuries as among one of many survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene last year, in which it became the sixth and final hurricane to hit the Mid-Atlantic states and New England.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned in the floodwaters during Hurricane Sandy

 

Born: August 1, 1957

 

Died: October 29, 2012

 

Location: Staten Island, New York