Melvin Lenkin peacefully passed away in his sleep on May 27, 2017 in Chevy Chase, MD.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Thelma Z. Lenkin along with his loving children Edward (Roselin) and Judy (Mark Lerner) and his treasured grandchildren Lauren Lerner-Naft (Noah Naft), Jonathan Lerner (Ilyse), Jacob Lerner, Jordan Lenkin and Grady Lenkin. He is predeceased by his sister, Natalie Clayman, brother Lawrence Lenkin and his daughter Michele May Lenkin (1952).
Melvin was born in Washington, DC and was a life long resident. He graduated Roosevelt High School in 1945 and attended George Washington University after serving in the Merchant Marines.
Funeral Services will be held at Congregation B'nai Israel, 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD, 20852 at 11 am, Tuesday, May 30th. Interment will follow at Judean Gardens 16225 Batchellors Forest Rd, Olney, MD 20832.
Shiva will be held at the Lenkin Family home after graveside services on Tuesday until 7p.m. The family will also receive at home on Wednesday and Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Melvin's memory may be made to the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes' Lenkin Family Fund or a charity of your choice .
MAY 30. 11:00 AM
B'nai Israel Congregation
6301 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD, 20852