MARGOLIN In San Francisco, November 1.
1982. Oliver Margolin, loving husband of Bella Margolin of Santa Rosa,
beloved father of Sylvia Paull of Berkeley, Harriet Becker of Ithaca,
Ithaca, N Y., Debra Masi of Amherst, Mass., and Evelyn Margolin of San
Francisco, also survived by 2 brothers. 2 grandchildren and 2 nephews.
A native of New York City, NY, age 65 years. A member of the Santa
Rosa Symphony, lifetime teachers credential, State of California.
Musicians Local no. 292 and Temple Beth Ami.
Friends are invited to attend services on Tuesday. November 2,
1982, at 1 p.m. at the Eggen & Lance Mortuary, Rabbi Jonathen Slater,
Temple Beth Ami, officiating.
Interment, Beth Ami Cemetery of Santa Rosa Memorial Park. Due to
Orthodox Services, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the
Temple Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa, Ca. 95405.
[The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Ca, 01 Nov 1982, Monday, Main Edition, Page 13]
Grave marker for Oliver Margolin in Beth Ami Cemetery,
Santa Rosa (Sonoma county), California.
Oliver enlisted in the Army as a 17-year-old Private in
the Coastal Artillery Corps, at New York
City, NY on 16 September 1940.
of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH, he was soon made a
warrant officer and on 18 November 1942, WOJG Margolin was transferred
from HQ ABC AGF to the 508th Band and assumed command. He remained
in that capacity throughout the war.
the Korean Conflict, WO Margolin was serving with the 7th Infantry
Division. shown here at far left leading a Rosh Hashanah service.
The holiday preceded the Inchon landing by a matter of a few days.
Post-Korea duties, however, saw CWO
Margolin leading the 72nd Army Band at Fort MacArthur,
San Pedro (Los Angeles), CA. The unit had been
activated at Camp Hanford, WA in November 1951 but was relocated to
California in March, 1958 with a primary mission to act as a morale
booster by entertaining troops at various remote locations such as Nike
Oliver remained active in his
retirement years by serving as a music instructor for handicapped
children and as the director of an occupational therapy program at the
Veterans Administration Brentwood Facility in Westwood, CA. The
program provided individual instrumental and vocal instruction and
tranquilizing or stimulating effects through various types of music.
retirement to Santa Rosa, CA He played various string instruments, such
as the viola and violin, with the Sonoma County Philharmonic, an