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George Jay Bornstein, PhD



George Jay Bornstein, PhD, 79, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, died after sunset on 02 February 2021.

The Funeral was A PRIVATE FAMILY GRAVESIDE SERVICE on Friday, 05 February 2021 at 11:00 AM .

Rabbi Joshua Whinston officiated.

Click to watch a video of the recorded service.

Family members include:
Beloved husband of Jane York Bornstein. Cherished father of Benjamin Bornstein, Rebecca Bornstein (Alex Roy), and Dr. Joshua (Mei) Bornstein. Proud grandfather of Lilya Bornstein Roy and Serena Zhu Bornstein. Special nephew of Madelon and the late Elmer Price. Devoted son of the late Harry and the late Celia Bornstein. Dear son-in-law of the late Marjorie and the late Charles York. Loving cousin of Grant (Frances Wu) Price, Jonathan (Naomi Schacter) Price, Jennifer Price, Laurie (Neale Eckstein) Laba, Michele (David) Artus, Doug (Lauren) Tashma, the late David Price, and the late Gerald Laba. Dear brother-in-law of Laura York Case, Deborah (Gary) Bast, and Jennifer York (Michel) Emerit. He is also survived by other loving relatives and friends.

George was Professor Emeritus in the department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please check back for further information.

Metro Detroit’s Jewish funeral homes have agreed that families should follow the directive of Centers for Disease Control and restrict the size of gatherings to no more than 25 for an outdoor service, or 18 for an indoor service.

For now, in-person funeral attendance will be limited to only immediate family. Otherwise, funerals may be viewed live and recorded on chapel websites.

Together, we thank the community for understanding during this unusual and challenging time.



It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of George Jay Bornstein, PhD may do so by making a contribution to:

Temple Beth Emeth
Rabbis' Discretionary Fund
2309 Packard St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-665-4744
https://www.templebethemeth.org/
Click to Visit Charity Website

or
Arbor Hospice Foundation
2366 Oak Valley Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734-662-5999
https://www.arborhospice.org/donate/donation-form/
Click to Visit Charity Website

or
Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC)
15 S. Washington Street, Suite 201
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 239-6863
https://michiganimmigrant.org/
Click to Visit Charity Website