Tishri 4, 5760
February 7, 1912
September 14, 1999
Michael, born in Russia, immigrated to the United States in the 1920's. His family settled in Albany, New York. As a teenager, Mike sold newspapers and worked for a manufacturing company learning upholstering.
In 1930, Mike married Rose Nonkin. They had two children, Marvin, and daughter Bobby. They lived in Newark, New Jersey and Mike opened a furniture store in 1944. He was called into the Army and was honorably discharged. In 1947, Mike and family moved to Miami Florida opened a furniture and upholstery store with brother-in-laws.
Mike, known as "Pop,” was loved and enjoyed by six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. They enjoyed climbing trees, hide-and-seek, eating with him and walking. Pop was an all-around gentleman and had many friends. He was a cigar smoker, and enjoyed Pinochle. He was always willing to help and was a hard worker. He will be missed, and thought of often.
Served from March 15, 1944 to December 20, 1944
Highest JWV Position
Post or Auxiliary
Murray Solomon Brown Post 243