Stanley Lawrence Weinstein
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Stanley Lawrence Weinstein
  • May 18, 1927 - November 26, 2017
  • Fresno, California

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Stanley Weinstein was born May 18, 1927 to parents Albert and Faye Weinstein in New York City, N.Y. He graduated from Boys High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1943, then enlisted in the United States Coast Guard where he served during the end of WWII, then was honorably discharged in 1945. He graduated from USC with a Bachelor's Degree, and soon after met and married Roberta Shvemar. They had four children: Gary, Ann, David and Jill. They moved to Fresno, California in the mid 1950's. He retired from the Fresno Co. Probation Dept. at the age of 56, working in insurance sales full-time. After the death of his wife Roberta in 1988, he met the love of his life, Ruth Stone, increasing his family by 4 children: Jennifer, Phillip, Catherine and Kirk. From the time of their marriage in 1989, Stanley and Ruth had a wonderful life. They spent 15 years living on the Central Coast enjoying wonderful times and making beautiful memories with their family, and then returned to Fresno where they continued to enjoy watching their family grow.

Stanley Weinstein was very active with the Men's Club at the Temple, the Lion's Club, American Legion and SIRS. He spent many an afternoon playing racketball with his good friend Jim Ruhl. He was an avid bridge and chess player. He also loved playing poker and would be more than happy to relieve you of you money in a game of poker.

He is preceded in death by his mother, father, brother Milton, and first wife Roberta.
He is survived by his loving wife Ruth, 8 children, 18 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, as well as 2 dogs and a kitty that miss him dearly.

His Memorial Service will be held at Temple Beth Israel located at 6622 N. Maroa-Fresno, CA 93704 with a reception to follow at The Wedgewood located' at 4584 W. Jacquelyn- Fresno, CA 93722.