Obituary: Paul Massik


Obituary: Paul Massik


Date: February 15, 2010
by: Robin Hartill | Community Editor


Dr. Paul Massik, 92, of Longboat Key, died Feb. 11.

Born March 14, 1917, he was a former resident of Newton, Mass. He graduated from Boston Latin School, Harvard College and Tufts Medical School. Dr. Massik was the first to bring mammograms to Boston and was a founder of Goddard Hospital, in Massachusetts. He enjoyed bridge and was featured as a “Player of the Week” in The Longboat Observer.

Dr. Massik was preceded in death by his daughter, Robin Colton, and stepson, Richard Magnet. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; sons Andrew, of Colorado, and Peter, of California; daughter, Jody Stahelin, of Switzerland; stepson, Jeff Magnet, of Massachusetts; brother, Joseph, of Boston; and six grandchildren.

A service was held Monday, Feb. 15, at Temple Beth Israel. Burial followed at Palms-Robarts Memorial Park.
Donations can be made to Angell Memorial Hospital, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, Mass. 02130 or to Give a JUMPSTART, 702 S. Clifton St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19147.

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