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Dr. Robert Morton Naiman

Male 1922 - 2018  (95 years)


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  • Name Robert Morton Naiman 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 18 Aug 1922 
    Gender Male 
    Graduated Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    George Washington University Medical School 
    Occupation New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Physician (Psychiatrist) 
    Died 24 Jun 2018 
    • Died on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Bob was filled with optimism, energy, wit, charm, and love for life. He took delight in, and delighted, everyone he met. He was an avid cyclist, biking the equivalent of twice around the world in Central Park. He loved film, opera, and wonderful meals with friends and family; he particularly loved the Washington Senators and dessert.Bob was a member of the American Psychiatric Association and had an active private practice until his death, seeing individuals, couples, and groups, and specializing in hypnosis. He often said he never met a patient he didn't like.Bob was born in Washington, DC., the son of Ada and Harry Naiman, the grandson of Paul and Annetta Himmelfarb, and the brother of three wonderful sisters, Irma, Lillian, and Norma Lee. He graduated from George Washington University with a degree in medicine. He served in the Navy in World War II. He traveled to Paris on the GI Bill where he met his wife of 59 years, Lee Helfgott, who died in 2010. He and Lee had three children by birth, Eric, Cara, and Tom; three by marriage, Anne Nesbet, Clark Sugg, and Marguerite Holloway; and eight grandchildren, Kate, Thera, Caroline, Eleanor, Ada, Sarah, Auden, and Julian. Bob is also survived by his beloved partner Rollene Saal.There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, June 27, at 2 p.m. at Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42 Street, New York, NY.In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in his honor to Global Kids, 137 East 25 Street, New York, NY 10010.
    Person ID I408  Himelfarb Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2021 

    Father Harry Hyman Naiman,   b. 10 Jan 1899, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1984, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Ada Marie Himmelfarb,   b. 12 Apr 1900, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1995  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1920  Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lee Helfgott,   b. 2 Sep 1926, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 2010, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1951  Arlington Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Eric Naiman
    +2. Cara Naiman
    +3. Thomas Adam Naiman
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart