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Dr. Lionel Finkelstein

Dr. Lionel Finkelstein, 95, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 21 August 2022.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Tuesday, 23 August 2022 at 1:00 PM .

Rabbi Nadav Caine officiated.

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Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of 70 years of the late Florence Sachs Finkelstein. Cherished father of James (Elnora Austell) Finkelstein, Martha (Dr. Eric) Young, Amy (Andrew) Dick, and the late Dr. Judith Kashtan. Dear father-in-law of Dr. Clifford Kashtan. Proud grandfather of Aaron, Paula, and Sarah Kashtan, Ian, Alexander, and Olivia Finkelstein, Rebecca (Ben) Krakauer, Julia (Alex Smelson) Young, Samuel (Stephanie Bellissimo) Young, and Rachel, Bridget, and Penelope Dick. Adoring great-grandfather of Toby and Phoebe Krakauer. Loving brother of the late Lillian Gold and the late Sylvia Chover. Dear brother-in-law of Helen Glick. Also survived by his special friend, Pam Opperer, his devoted caregivers, Pam Brown and Dominique Peters, and many loving relatives, colleagues, and a world of friends.

Family and friends will be gathering immediately following the interment through Tuesday evening at the residence of James Finkelstein and Elnora Austell Finkelstein, 5412 S. Piccadilly Circle, West Bloomfield, MI 48322. Religious services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

Shiva will continue Wednesday and Thursday evening at the residence of Martha and Dr. Eric Young, 3660 Frederick Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Religious services will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening.

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

Sholem Aleichem Institute
5600 W. Maple #D405
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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NAMI Metro (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
P.O. Box 852
Northville, MI 48167
(248) 348-7197
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