Richard Rifkin

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Time: 11:30am

Location: Graveside

Cemetery: New Montefiore Cemetery

Richard A. Rifkin of Chappaqua, New York, husband of Sheri, father of Allison (Louis) and Daniel, grandfather of Benjamin passed away on May 25, 2021 in New York City. He was born in Queens, N.Y. , son of Hyman and Mildred Rifkin. The youngest brother of Andrew and Donald (Laura). He
graduated from Great Neck South before attending Stony Brook and later the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Rifkin was a practicing Dentist in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. and had an incredible passion for dentistry and the meticulous care of his dedicated patients.
Graveside services held on May 27, 2021 at 11:30 am at New Montefiore, West Babylon, N.Y. Donations in memory of Richard may be made to either Leukemia Fighters (Dr. Gail Roboz) or Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Fund (Dr. Tsiporah Shore) 520 E. 70th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021.

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  1. Dr. Rifkin was fabulous. Even after moving to Latin America 10 years ago, I still would use Dr. Rifkin and the Rifkin dental group for all my cleanings instead of finding a new dentist in Panama! Always caring, always cheerful and generously donated to support a dental clinic in a rural coffee community in Nicaragua that had no access to dental care to give kids a brighter smile and good oral health.

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