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Alan Greenstein

Alan Greenstein was born and raised in Chelsea, MA. He lived in Mashpee, and in southern California. He passed away on February 4, 2021 at the age of 84. He  graduated  Chelsea High School in 1953 and  Mass College of Pharmacy in 1957. He was a pharmacist for many years and worked into his eighties.  During his retirement he volunteered at the local hospital. He was a devoted husband of the late Bette for almost twenty-one years. He is survived by his daughter Amy Rothstein and stepdaughter, Laurel Hauser and her husband John, twin brother Erwin Greenstein and his wife, Marsha. He is survived by his grandchildren, Shayna Rothstein, John Hauser, Alexandra Kruip, Chase Hauser and Morgan Johnson. Also survived by his nephews, Gary and Ira Greenstein, their wives Deborah and Amy, and many cousins, great-nieces and a great- nephew.

In his younger days, Alan enjoyed playing baseball. Since his teen years, he was an avid swimmer, spending many summers in Winthrop and Nantasket Beach. Alan’s favorite sport was golf, whether on the east or west coast, and he played at some of the best courses. He was a very involved member of the Masons. Over the years he and his wife loved to travel, spend time with friends, watch tennis matches, and were involved in many charity events.

His laugh and fun-loving personality will be missed by so many family members and lifetime friends.

Funeral service will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Alan’s memory may be made to the Greater Boston Food Bank, or the MSPCA, Boston, MA.


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