Joseph Savin, 88, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 01 May 2019.
The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Friday, 03 May 2019 at 10:00 AM .
Rabbi Joseph Krakoff officiated.
Click to watch a video of the recorded service.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
The family of Joseph Savin will be gathering through the evening of Wednesday, May 08 at the residence, 6020 Northfield Drive, West Bloomfield MI 48322.
The family will sit shiva on Friday following interment through Wednesday evening May 08. The family welcomes friends on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Religious services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings.
Joe was born in Detroit, graduated from Central High School and went on to earn his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Michigan. He practiced architecture throughout his life and served as a professor of architecture for several decades at Lawrence Technological University. He died peacefully in the home he designed and built 58 years ago. In addition to architecture, his passions included the Zionist Organization of America, where he served as President for 5 years, Jewish causes of all kinds, sailing, photography and travel.
Joe was an avid reader, intellectual and dedicated learner. He was curious about the world and strived to use his acquired knowledge and wisdom to improve it. Above all, he was a kind and generous man who loved his family and friends dearly and whose life was enriched by their presence, love and devotion.
Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Diane Savin; his sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Michael and Julie Savin, Dr. Daniel Savin and Dr. Jill Levy, and Andrew and Courtney Savin; grandchildren Dr. Jeffrey Savin, Kimberly Savin, Naomi Savin, Asher Savin, Leah Savin and Aliza Savin.
He was the loyal brother of the late Sylvia Iwrey and her late husband Sol Iwrey; devoted son of the late Jacob and the late Stella Savin. He was the faithful brother-in-law of the late Seymour Lesser and the late Ann Lesser; the late Ruthe Stein and the late Saul Stein; the late Dorothy Frazein and the late Douglas Frazein.
It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Joseph Savin may do so by making a contribution to:
Lawrence Technological InstituteClick to Visit Charity Website
Hospice Of Michigan - Oakland CoClick to Visit Charity Website
Zionist Organization of AmericaClick to Visit Charity Website