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Susan Laura Orbach, PhD

Susan Laura Orbach, PhD, 66, of Royal Oak, Michigan, died on 12 May 2021.

The Funeral was A PRIVATE FAMILY AND FRIENDS SERVICE on Friday, 14 May 2021 at 4:00 PM .

Rabbi Marla Hornsten officiated.

Click to watch a video of the recorded service.

Interment at Machpelah Cemetery.

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Family members include:
Beloved wife of Gary Zirulnik. Cherished mother of Ari and Elliot Zirulnik. Loving sister of Marlene (Christopher) Olson. Devoted daughter of the late Pearl and the late Gerald Orbach.

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 people inside and 50 at graveside.

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 Susan Laura Orbach, PhD may do so by making a contribution to:

Michigan Psychoanalytic Foundation
Susan L. Orbach Fund for Cultural Diversity
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Walnut Lake Preschool and Developmental Kindergarten
29375 Halsted Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
(248) 579-6110
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One Tree Planted
145 Pine Haven Shores Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482
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