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Samuel Malkin, Class of 1942

Samuel Malkin, 85, died September 9, 2012. He was the husband of Ruth Malkin. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Nathan and Ruth (Glassberg) Malkin. A graduate of Townsend Harris HS, and City College of New York, he received his doctorate in education from Columbia University and worked as a teacher and administrator in the New York City Public School System. He later returned to Columbia University and got his DDS, and spent many years working as a Pedodontist in Hewlett, New York.

He is survived by his children: Robert (Ellen) Malkin, Susan (Jay) Malkin Kelly and Judith (John Burdick) Malkin; his grandchildren, Nathan, Rachel, Jacob, Benjamin, Molly, Elizabeth and Emily, and great grandchildren: Charlotte, Jack and Vivienne. The funeral will be held on Wed, Sept. 12 at 1:00 at Gutterman’s Chapel (Parkside), 175 North Long Beach Rd, Rockville Center, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Dr. Malkin was a longtime member of the Townsend Harris Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Reprinted from the Newsday, September 11, 2012.