Robert M. Stein

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Service Information
Plaza Jewish Community Chapel
630 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY

1943 - 2015
STEIN, Robert M. died April 24, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He leaves his beloved wife Marilyn and daughter Emma as well as many devoted friends.
A distinguished scholar of medieval literature, Stein taught for many years at Purchase College, SUNY, and Columbia University, retiring in 2012. He earned his B.A. at Hofstra University and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Columbia. He was the author of Reality Fictions, a study of medieval narrative, and numerous essays and reviews. A memorial service to celebrate his life will take place Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. in the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, 630 Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan. The family will receive visitors April 26-28 and May 1-4, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 875 West End Avenue, #8G, Manhattan.
Published in The New York Times from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2015
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