Shelton M. Binstock
Passed Away on June 10, 2000
On Sunday, January 24, 2010, SHELTON MARSHALL BINSTOCK of Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of Bella Binstock. Son of the late Eva and Hymie Binstock. Devoted father of Jonathan and Daniel (Robin) Binstock. Dear brother of Brenda Young. Loving grandfather of Alexa and Abigail Binstock. Mr. Binstock was a 1960 graduate of Oxon Hill Senior High School, University of Maryland (B.A., 1965), University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1968) and George Washington University School of Law (LL.M., 1972). As a partner in Binstock, Torchinsky & Associates, he was a well-known Washington, DC, attorney/CPA who specialized in trusts and estates, as well as tax law, for over 40 years. He loved his career and his clients, and truly looked forward to work each morning. The true love of his life was his college sweetheart, Bella, with whom he cherished his life and recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. He was also a wonderfully dedicated father to his two sons and his granddaughters, Alexa and Abby. In addition to his career and family, he was an active volunteer for numerous charities and organizations, including the Masons and the Shriners. His hobbies and interests also included ham radio, Broadway musicals, Sudoku, crossword puzzles and travel to his favorite place, Naples, FL. Shelton will be remembered as somebody who not only helped thousands of families in the Washington area, but someone who had an extraordinarily positive and upbeat outlook on life, a contagious laugh, and a kind and gentle heart that touched everybody he knew. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 10 a.m. at Ohev Sholom The National Synagogue, 16th and Jonquil Sts., NW, Washington, DC. Interment following at Judean Memorial Gardens, Olney, MD. Shiva will be observed at the home of Dan and Robin Binstock on Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Red Cross, Ohev Sholom The National Synagogue or The Jewish Foundation for Group Homes. Arrangements entrusted to TORCHINSKY HEBREW FUNERAL HOME, 202-541-1001 (endorsed by the Rabbinical Council of Washington).