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Harry Doctorman 1919 ~ 2005 Harry J. Doctorman passed away Saturday August 20, 2005 at the age of 86 after living a long, happy, successful and hard-working life. He was dedicated to his family, his faith, and his business. He was born June 30, 1919 in Salt Lake City to Yetta Cheit and Joe Doctorman. His parents had immigrated from Eastern Europe a few years before his birth. After the birth of his sisters, Irene and Marjorie, Yetta passed away and his father married Yetta's sister, Celia Chait. Harry graduated from South High School. As a teenager he entered the meat packing business with his father and mother. In the 1930's they began a business named Joe Doctorman and Son Meat Packing, Inc. and together the family grew the business into the largest meat packing business in Utah, buying and selling meat products primarily throughout the Intermountain West and in Great Britain and Japan. Later in life, Harry started his second career developing real estate know as Access Business Center. Harry was a devotedly conservative Jew practicing his beliefs daily. He was a member of Congregation Kol Ami and the Montifiore Synagogue. In 1947 he married Eleanor Stein. He courted her after falling in love at first site, meeting her at a friend's wedding in San Francisco. They married in Oakland, California after a long distance courtship. After 52 years of marriage she preceded him in death. Harry is also preceded by his father, Joe; and mothers, Yetta and Celia. He is survived by his daughter, Linda (Michael) Golub; sons, Gary (Karen) Doctorman and Benjamin (Alexandra) Doctorman; and grandchildren, Gwendolyn Golub, Gregory Golub (Kelly), Gavin Golub, Claire Doctorman, Samuel Joseph Doctorman, Leo Doctorman, Steven Doctorman; great-grand-daughters, Sophia and Camille Golub; sisters, Irene (Nat) Levine and Marjorie (Harold) Rosen; and nieces, Judy Magid and Ricki Rosen; and nephews, Michael Levin and Barry Rosen. The family wishes to thank those professional care givers who helped him so gracefully through his final year, which include Marjorie and Theo Brasher, Dr. Sara Goodlin, Dr. Lynn Webster, Dr. Ann Richards, and Dr. James Pearl. Funeral services will be at Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East 100 South Tuesday, August 23, at a time to be announced. Following will a be a graveside service at Montefiore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make contribution to Congregation Kol Ami, 2485 Heritage Way, or to a charity of your choice.