• January 20, 2018

Pinski - Herscher Pilot: Obituaries


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Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:01 pm

Dr. James Bernard Pinski (J.B.) was born in New Orleans, LA on October 31, 1934.   Formerly of Chicago and Longboat Key, FL, J.B. passed away peacefully in Kankakee with his loving family at his side on December 30, 2017. Beloved husband of Dee, loving father of Kevin (Kim), David, Michael (Michelle). Giving grandfather of Jacob, Morgan, Maxwell, Sophia, Mya, Ava, and Ian Pinski, great grandfather of Knox Douglas Wilson. Devoted brother of Ronald (Marcia), uncle to Robin (Ross) Steiner, Mark Pinski, and Amy Pinski. Great uncle to Erica Steiner. Cherished son to departed parents Max and Vera Pinski.

J.B. graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Sullivan High School in Chicago and the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Bronze Tablet, Omega Beta Pi Society. At the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago, he was a member of the Phi Delta Epsilon, Pi Kappa Epsilon, and Alpha Omega Alpha Society. Served in the United States Army as Chief of Dermatology in Heidleberg, Germany. He was Associate Clinical Professor at Northwestern Hospital. Practiced Dermatology in Chicago, Kankakee, and Florida for over fifty years specializing in hair transplantation and cosmetic procedures. 

A memorial visitation was  held on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Homes, Bourbonnais Chapel followed by a celebration of life.

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