Honoring Tradition.
Celebrating Life.

Jean W. Barkin

December 16, 1927 - January 31, 2023
Grand Rapids, MI



Thursday, February 2, 2023
2:00 PM EST
Live Stream
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
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Graveside Service

Thursday, February 2, 2023
3:00 PM EST
Live Stream
Ahavas Israel Cemetery
1801 Garfield Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Ahavas Israel Congregation
2727 Michigan Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 949-2840
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Life Story / Obituary


Jean W. Barkin age 95 of Grand Rapids, passed away on January 31, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis. Jean is survived by her children, Joni Trempala, Sherry (Doug) Singer and Dr. Scott (Dr. Maureen Gallagher) Barkin; grandchildren, Alison Levine, Suzanne Schneider-Herbstman, Marc Singer, Greg Singer, Franny Liebman, Katherine Barkin-Tessman, and Dr. Jack Barkin; 13 great-grandchildren; and good friend, Edith Rashewsky. The Funeral Service will be held 2 PM on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Heritage Life Story – Alt and Shawmut Hills Chapel, 2120 Lake Michigan Dr. NW. Interment in Ahavas Israel Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to Ahavas Israel Congregation. Please visit www.heritagelifestory.com to submit a favorite memory, photo or to sign the guestbook.