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Reinstein, Harold

Male 1917 - 2018  (101 years)


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  • Name Reinstein, Harold  [1, 2
    Born 1 Jun 1917  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jun 2018  Roslindale, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21089  Our Family
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2022 

    Family Rabinovitz, Sireen Evelyn,   b. 26 Feb 1923, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1995, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1947 
    Children 
    +1. Reinstein, Ruth
    +2. Reinstein, Theodore
    +3. Reinstein, William J.
    +4. Reinstein, Rabbi Victor Hillel
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2022 
    Family ID F8045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • REINSTEIN, Harold Died peacefully at Hebrew Senior Life in Roslindale (MA) on June 18, 2018, at the age of 101. Over a long and rich life that began in a Dorchester tenement, Harold achieved many of his boyhood dreams, including living a life in science like his boyhood hero, French chemist Louis Pasteur. As a teen he helped support his family through the Great Depression, then served overseas during WWII. Returning, he married his beloved wife Sireen in 1947, and embarked on a career in which he rose from a lab technician to director of The Boston Medical Laboratory. On retirement in 1982, he earned a master's degree in gerontology and advocated for senior citizens. He was known for his quick wit, patience, warm smile and ceaseless good humor. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Sireen (nee Rabinovitz), and is surivived by his children Victor Reinstein, Ruth Reinstein Rogers, Ted Reinstein, and William Reinstein, as well as 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
      REINSTEIN, Harold Died peacefully at Hebrew Senior Life in Roslindale (MA) on June 18, 2018, at the age of 101. Over a long and rich life that began in a Dorchester tenement, Harold achieved many of his boyhood dreams, including living a life in science like his boyhood hero, French chemist Louis Pasteur. As a teen he helped support his family through the Great Depression, then served overseas during WWII. Returning, he married his beloved wife Sireen in 1947, and embarked on a career in which he rose from a lab technician to director of The Boston Medical Laboratory. On retirement in 1982, he earned a master's degree in gerontology and advocated for senior citizens. He was known for his quick wit, patience, warm smile and ceaseless good humor. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Sireen (nee Rabinovitz), and is surivived by his children Victor Reinstein, Ruth Reinstein Rogers, Ted Reinstein, and William Reinstein, as well as 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015, Main SSA Claims source reference.

    2. [S32] Online Tree, ancestry.

    3. [S3] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007;).

    4. [S15] Obituary, for Harold.