Heritage Florida Jewish News - Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice



January 12, 2018

David Jack Epstein, age 88, of Orlando, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. He was born Nov. 23, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Belle and Emil Epstein.

He graduated from Ohio State University in 1953 with a J.D. degree. After his service in the Air Force as a first lieutenant, he practiced law in Toledo Ohio for 32 years.

A private pilot, an avid skier and photographer, he was also a 33rd degree Mason and High Priest of the Zenobia Shrine in Toledo. After retiring to Orlando, he traveled worldwide with his wife and visited over 50 countries. He also volunteered for 20 years as a tax specialist for AARP.

Mr. Epstein is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rachelle Epstein; his three sons, Steven, Lawrence, Richard and their spouses Cathi and Karen; his four grandchildren—Sara, Adam, Maci and Marc; as well as his great-grandson, Joseph Epstein.

Graveside services were held on Dec. 31, 2017 at Glen Haven Cemetery with Rabbi Robert Lefkowitz and Rabbi Moshe Lazaros officiating.

In memory of David Epstein, the family requests contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children. ShrinersHospitalsForChildren.org.


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