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Allen Malinoff

Allen Malinoff, 97, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, died on 21 January 2019.

The Funeral was held at Beth Israel Congregation of Ann Arbor on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 at 12:30 PM .

Rabbi Nadav Caine officiated. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park.

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The family of Allen Malinoff will be gathering through the evening of Thursday, January 24 at the residence of Dr. Herbert and Lynn Malinoff, 1354 Glendaloch Circle, Ann Arbor MI 48104. The phone number is 734-994-8052.

Family and friends will gather on Wednesday immediately following interment through the evening.

On Thursday, family and friends will gather beginning at 6:00 p.m. through the evening.

Religious services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

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Born in St. Paul, MN, Allen moved to Detroit with his family as a young child and grew up there. As a teenager, he learned to fly airplanes at Willow Run and Ann Arbor airports. After America entered WWII, he began flight training with the Civil Aeronautics Administration. He then entered the US Navy and graduated as a Naval Aviator in 1943. Mr. Malinoff served as a fighter pilot aboard the USS Hoggatt Bay aircraft carrier in the Pacific until the end of 1946.

After his military service, he attended Wayne State University. While there, he met his first wife, Rhoda. They married after their graduations in 1949. Allen worked for the Detroit Board of Education for 32 years, primarily as an elementary school principal. They moved to Michigan’s upper peninsula after retiring in 1981, where they lived until Rhoda’s death in 1989.

In 1990, Mr. Malinoff moved to Ann Arbor. In 1999 he married Ann Arbor native Carole McLean, who died on January 7th, 2019. He is survived by his three children: son, Herb (wife Lynn and their sons, Gabriel and Aaron), daughter, Julie (husband Keith and their daughter Rachel) and daughter, Lauren, as well as Carole’s children, Laurie (Kerry), Mitchell (Amanda), Matthew and her six grandchildren.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Allen Malinoff may do so by making a contribution to:

Beth Israel Congregation of Ann Arbor
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
2000 Washtenaw
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 665-9897
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Congregation Beth Israel - Asheville, North Carolina
229 Murdock Ave
Asheville, NC 28804
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