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Dr. Melvin A. Lester



Dr. Melvin A. Lester, 83, of Franklin, Michigan, died after sunset on 08 December 2019.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 at 1:00 PM .

Rabbi Harold Loss, Rabbi Aaron Starr, Cantor Neil Michaels and Hazzan David Propis officiated.

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Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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The family of Dr. Melvin A. Lester will be gathering through the evening of Wednesday, December 11 at the residence of Matthew and Nicole Lester, 5625 Shadow Lane, Bloomfield Hills MI 48302. The phone number is 248-642-7074.

Friends are welcome to visit on Tuesday immediately following the interment and on Wednesday beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Religious services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

THERE IS AN AIRBORNE ALL-NUT ALLERGY IN THE FAMILY, SO PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANYTHING WITH NUTS OR NUT PRODUCTS TO THE SHIVA HOUSE.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of the late Geraldine Lester. Cherished father of Stefany (Gary) Freeman, Kenneth (Pam) Lester, Matthew (Nicole) Lester, and Jennifer (partner Kim LeMaire) Lester. Loving Papa Mel of Jacob (Tracey) Freeman, Spencer (Rosie Nocita) Freeman, Bradley Freeman, Nicole (Matt) Riskin, Abby Lester, Cory Lester, Hannah Lester, Elliah Lester, and Asa Lester. Proud Great-Grampa of Grahme Riskin. Dear brother of Carol (the late Eugene) Morrison. Also survived by his loving friend and companion, Doreen Hermelin.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Dr. Melvin A. Lester may do so by making a contribution to:

Gildas Club of Metro Detroit
3517 Rochester Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
248-577-0800
http://gildasclubdetroit.org
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or
University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center
1000 Oakbrook Dr., Ste. 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6815
(734) 764-6777
https://victors.us/melvinlester
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or
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201-2444
313-576-5114
https://www.dso.org/Donate
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or
A Charity of one's choice