Honoring Tradition.
Celebrating Life.

Dr. Manuel Dujovny

November 24, 1939 - May 1, 2023
East Grand Rapids, MI


Graveside Service

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
4:00 PM EDT
Live Stream
Ahavas Israel Cemetery
1801 Garfield Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Service will be live streamed at the link above. Should the live stream fail, a service recording will be available later in the day.


Life Story / Obituary


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Dr. Manuel Dujovny, (Chiche) 83, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, peacefully passed away on May 1, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. He was born to Samuel and Ida (nee Liansky) Dujovny on November 24, 1939, in Cordoba, Argentina. He received his Medical Degree at Universidad Nacional de Cordoba. There he started his training in Neurosurgery which he continued when he moved to Israel. He then met his wife, Miriam, and his two sons, Eyal and Nadav, born in Petah Tikva, Israel. In 1973, the family moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and then to Detroit in 1981. In 1991 he moved on to Chicago until he retired from clinical practice. Throughout, he maintained a busy practice and was an avid researcher with numerous publications and presentations; he was known to help many people worldwide with his significant contributions to Neuroscience.

He was married to the love of his life, Miriam, in 1967, who survives him. Manuel is also survived by his son Eyal and his children, Maya, Raphael, and Yinon, who reside in Haifa, Israel. He is also survived by his son Nadav and his wife, Karen, with their children Jonah, Noah, Ronen, and Orli, who reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also survived by his sister Leonor. Manuel was predeceased in death by his parents, Samuel and Ida, and his siblings, Luis (Lito) and Adriana (Marta).

The funeral will be at The Ahavas Israel Cemetery at 1801 Garfield NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 4 pm. The family will be sitting Shiva at their home at 733 Bagley Ave St. SE, East Grand Rapids, MI, to follow the service on May 3rd. They will also be sitting Shiva on Thursday, May 4, from 5-8 pm and Friday, May 5, from 10am-noon.