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Robert "Bob" Brody



Robert "Bob" Brody, 95, of Aventura, Florida, formerly of Michigan, died on 26 February 2020.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Sunday, 01 March 2020 at 12:30 PM .

Rabbi Aaron Starr and Hazzan David Propis officiated.

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Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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With an overabundance of caution, due to the Coronavirus, the family kindly requests refraining from handshakes and physical contact. Thank you for your continued support and condolences during this difficult time.

Immediately following burial and through Sunday evening, friends are welcome to return to the residence of Jay and Susan Brody, 3807 Wabeek Lake Dr West, Bloomfield MI 48302, where Jay and Gerry will be sitting shiva. Religious services will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening. On Monday, friends are welcome beginning at 3:00 p.m. Religious services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Monday evening.

Cathy and Jim Deutchman will gather immediately following burial and through Sunday evening at their residence, 26515 Scenic Drive, Franklin MI 48025. On Monday, friends are welcome from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Religious services will be held at 7:00 p.m. both Sunday and Monday evenings.


Born and raised in Detroit, Robert Brody graduated in 1943 from Cranbrook. He was educated in engineering, economics, and business administration. During WWII, he served as a combat engineer with the 8th Armored Division, crossing the Rhine into Germany. After his discharge, he attended the University of Michigan.

In 1950, he joined his father in business in what became his lifetime career developing land and building single-family homes and garden apartments. In 1956, he moved his family to Miami Beach where he oversaw the renovation and management of the President Madison hotel. He returned to Detroit after his father died in 1960.

He was past president of the Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan, Apartment Association of Michigan, Detroit Chapter of the American Technion Society, and Past Chairman of the Israel Bond campaign.

His philosophy was to treat everyone fairly and honestly. Bob, and the love of his life, Rhea (Orley) Brody were married for over 70 years. He is survived by his children, Cathy and James Deutchman, Jay and Susan Brody, and Gerald and Lisa Brody; grandchildren, Cara Deutchman Peterson and Jason Peterson, Andrew Deutchman, Stuart and Amy Brody, Rachel Brody, Hillary and Benjamin Anchill, Joshua Brody, Jacob Brody, Tracy Buvalic, and his three great-granddaughters, Lillian, Evelyn and Alexandra Brody, great-grandson, Zachary Buvalic, and his devoted caregiver, Bogdan Kozakov. Also survived by his invaluable Office Manager for over 50 years, and a dear family friend, Bonnie Dellinger. He was the brother-in-law of Graham and Sally Orley, and the late Joseph and the late Suzanne Orley. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Anna Brody, and brothers, Gerald, Leonard, and George “Buddy” Brody. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Robert "Bob" Brody may do so by making a contribution to:

American Technion Society
6735 Telegraph Rd Suite 304
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
248-593-6760
http://www.ats.org
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or
Jewish War Veterans
P.O. Box 725066
Berkley, MI 48072-9998
248-855-5085
http://www.jwv-mi.org

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