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Aron Zoldan, a resident of West Bloomfield, died on November 15th, 2019 at the age of 93. Funeral services arranged by The Dorfman Chapel.

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Location of Service:
The Dorfman Chapel- main chapel (map to our Chapel)
Date of Service:
Sunday November 17th, 2019
Time of Service:
Interment at:
Adat Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery, 28500 6 Mile Rd, Livonia, Michigan
Rabbi Elliot Pachter
Cantor Earl Berris  
Shiva Information:
Shiva will be observed through Wednesday evening at the residence of Mildred and Michael Pivoz 35877 Fredericksburg Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48331 Phone:248-553-8099

Shiva will continue on Thursday in the Activities Room of the Hechtman II Apartment Bldg. from 7:00PM until 9:00PM

Shiva Hours-Sunday through Wednesday from 1:00PM until 5:00PM and from 7:00PM until 9:00PM

Religious services will be held each evening at 7:00PM  
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Charitable contributions:
The Holocaust Memorial Center
28123 Orchard Lake Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: (248)553-2400 or

B'nai Moshe Synagogue c/o Frances Zoldan Sisterhood Memorial Fund 6800 Drake Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48322 or

The Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network
6555 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Family Members:
ARON ZOLDAN, 93, of West Bloomfield, died November 15, 2019. He was born in 1926 inKušnice, Czechoslovakia near the Carpathian Mountains.During the Holocaust he survived four concentration camps, two detention camps and two death marches. After the war, Aron went to Tel Aviv, Israel and attended school at Mikve Israel and served in the Israeli Army as a Sergeant Major. Seven years later, he visited his sister in New York where he met his lovely wife Frances, also a Holocaust survivor, with whom he had six children.

After relocating to Michigan in the late 1950s, Aron worked as a tool and die maker in various tool and die shops, eventually working for Chrysler Corporation for almost 20 years and winning numerous awards for his inventions.Aron loved to read books and newspapers in different languages.After retirement, he became a coin dealer specializing in selling United States and Israeli coins.He also volunteered as a docent at the Holocaust Memorial Center where he spoke to school groups about his life before, during and after the Holocaust. Aron was always smiling and enjoyed leading services at synagogue and teaching children how to laytefillin. Most of all, Aron loved his family.He has left a wonderful legacy and will be missed beyond words.

Mr. Zoldan was the beloved husband of the late Frances Zoldan; cherished father of Mildred (Michael)Pivoz, Reena (Stuart) Arnold,the late Rosalyn Zoldan, Martin (Elise)Zoldan; Sandra (Jay) Colvin; Brenda (Corey) Freedman; proud grandfather of Jason (Melissa) and Benjamin Pivoz, Craig (Megan) and Eric (Jenna) Arnold, Ethan and Dayna Zoldan, Jeffrey (Laura)Colhan, Steven Colvin,Jaclyn (Corey) Barnes, and Joseph, Mathew, Adam and Heather Freedman; and adored great grandfather to Tyler and Dylan Pivoz and Jaxon, Chase and Jordyn Arnold.  

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