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Florence M. Feinfield

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Florence M. Feinfield Obituary
Florence M. Feinfield, daughter of Lena & Abraham Makower, passed peacefully at the age of 96 in her home surrounded by loving family. Born in the Bay Area, she was a graduate in public health at UC Berkeley, where she met her future husband of 71 years, Dr. Arthur Feinfield, who predeceased her in 2012. A resident of the San Fernando Valley since 1948, Florence was active in her community, charitable organizations, loved learning and traveling. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. A docent emeritus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, she delighted in teaching middle school students and widening their horizons. Florence was kind, compassionate and interested in people, had a unique vision and intuition which gave her a quiet charisma. Children and adults alike were drawn to her as a confidant and adviser. Her initial aspiration of becoming a medical doctor was interrupted by WWII, but she was proud to support her husband in his career. She is survived by her three children: Kenneth (Sandy), Carol (Paul) & Robert (Christy), 7 grandchildren: Jeffrey (Kristin), Leanne (Bryan), Jennifer (Brett), Zachary (Catherine), Jack, Gavin & Ryan, and 7 great grandchildren: Alex, Justin, Julia, Faith, Thomas, Paolo, Mia, Audrey and Hailey, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Services 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 5, 2016 at Mt. Sinai Mortuary-Hollywood Hills, 5950 Forrest Lawn Dr. LA, CA In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LA County Museum of Art or a .
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 4, 2016
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