Yefim Shteynberg

Yefim Shteynberg

Yefim Shteynberg, 91, of West Orange died June 20, 2018. Born in Yemilchino, Ukraine, he lived in Kiev before moving to the United States in 1994, residing in Elizabeth.

Dr. Shteynberg earned his M.D. degree from Kiev Medical University in 1951. After graduating, he was drafted to the Soviet Army as a medical officer. He retired from the military service after 22 years as major of medical service.

He was a member of Elmora Hebrew Center in Elizabeth until its closing.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Gita (Lapidus); two sons, Vladimir of Clark and Aleksandr (Larisa) of Cranford; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services were held June 22 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Daughters of Israel, West Orange, or Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey.

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