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Cynthia (Deitel) Burstein

Cynthia Deitel Burstein of Chestnut Hill, MA passed away peacefully on June 6, 2021 at age 103. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Paulina Deitel. Beloved wife of the late Hyman Burstein. Devoted mother of Gerald Burstein (Phyllis) and the late Paula Burstein Lerner. Mother-in-law to the late John Lerner and the late Adelle Shapiro Burstein. Loving grandmother of Adam Lerner (Stacey), April Van Dam (Michael), Jessica Sherer (Joshua), Candice Masters (Kenneth). Proud Great-grandmother to Peyton and Ava Lerner, Parker, Aaron, and Skylar Van Dam, Charlie and Alex Sherer, and Max and Brody Masters. Loving sister to the late Saul Deitel and late Helen Engleman.

Cynthia was a 1939 graduate of Portia Law School and received an honorary doctorate degree from the New England School of Law.

She was past President of The Boston Chapter of Hadassah. Also, she was an active member of CJP.

Her hobbies and interests included; golfing, mahjong, and ceramics. She was a fashionista, world traveler, shopper and enjoyed the company of her many friends.

Graveside service will be held at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 10:45 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cynthia’s memory may be made to Hadassah Northeast, 1320 Centre St., Newton, MA 02459 or the charity of your choice.

There will be a private Shiva observed.


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