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Jay B. Belsky, M.D.

July 28, 1924-
November 10, 2011

Jay B. Belsky was born in Buffalo N.Y., the second child of Louis and Rose Belsky. He graduated from high school in 1941 and started his college pre-med at Indiana University in 1942. He enlisted in the Army Reserves and was called to active duty. He spent the next three years at various Army bases in the U.S. While in the Army, he met Georgette, a Cadet Nurse and after his discharge they married in 1946. They had three children, Melvin (Karen), Rose, and Marsha (Yousef). They had five grandchildren, Jacob (Rachel), Amira, Phoebe, Ben and Georgette. He was in Medical School, Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine. He graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine in 1951. He took his residency in Internal Medicine from 1952-1955 at the V.A. Hospital in Long Beach, CA. He started working for Kaiser Permanente Hospital in 1955 as a staff internist, rising through the ranks as Chief of the Internal Medicine Department and Area Associate Medical Director. ln 1976 he returned to clinical practice as a staff internist where he remained until 1988. In 1983, his wife Georgette died. A while later he met Carlyn, a nurse at Kaiser Permanente Hospital and they married in 1984. He became the stepfather to John (Marti) Di Iorio, Ralph (Carlie) Di Iorio, Vicki (Bob) Martinez and Chris Marco. He is also survived by grandchildren Alyssa, Bobby, Jackie (Bill), Zach, Johanna, Nick, Olivia, Ally, Johnathan, Justin, Bree (Kenny), Rita, Maddie, Sammi;great-grandchildren, Brandon, Cynthia, Gabbie, Sophia , Dominique and Nathan; and several nieces and nephews. Jay loved being with all his family. Services are Monday, November 14 at ll:00 AM, Green Hills Memorial Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

Published in Daily Breeze from Nov. 12 to Nov. 14, 2011
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