Marvin Kamin
March 20, 2018

KAMIN, MARVIN: on Tuesday March 20, 2018, dearly beloved and devoted husband of 59 years of Hannah Honig Kamin of Pittsburgh and Palm Beach.  Beloved father of Amy Kamin of New York City, Margie Feitler (Richard) of Chicago.  Beloved grandfather of Sydney Kamin Sadick, Mitchell Kamin Sozio,  Abigail, Nicole, Alexander, and Kyle Feitler. Predeceased by his parents Sarah Gold Kamin and Samuel Kamin and adored mother in law Helen Honig. Marvin was a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh school of Engineering.  He spent 49 years of his very successful career in real estate development as Vice Chairman of National Development Corporation based in Pittsburgh with offices in Boston, Washington DC and Florida.  In the Pittsburgh market he spearheaded great properties like Webster Hall, The Fairfax, Midtown Towers, the May Building, Iroquois building, Holiday Inn, Hampton Inn and many others.  Interesting projects like the Buhl Science Center and the underground parking lot at Soldiers and Sailors were just as enjoyable to him as the commercial office buildings.  Unforgettable was when the University of Pittsburgh purchased the Syria Mosque and National had to tear it down and everyone was looking for the missing Sphinx.  In June 2017 the  NDC Management company division of National Development Corporation was acquired by Beacon Communities of Boston, MA. Marvin was a dedicated member of the Pittsburgh and Palm Beach communities.  He was a Past President of The Concordia Club.  A former member of Green Oaks and Westmoreland County Clubs and an original member of The MaraLago Club in Palm Beach.   He was on the boards and very generous supporter of The United Jewish Federation, Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged, Riverview, Winchester-Thurston School, Chatham University, Rodef Shalom Temple, Red Cross, and United Way. In honor of his beloved Hannah, he has endowed the annual Lion of Judah Luncheon in her honor for starting the Lion Division of UJA in Pittsburgh.  He was a Board Member for many years of the Palm Beach International Society and The Roundtable. Private services at Rodef Shalom Congregation. Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation.  Contributions to New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Leukemia Fighters Fund. Att: Dr. Ellen Ritchie 1305 York Avenue 7th Floor New York, NY 10021  Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.


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