Dr. Vladimir Privman, 63, of Potsdam

Dr. Vladimir Privman, 63, of Potsdam

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POTSDAM - Vladimir Privman, 63, of 6 Hillcrest Avenue, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Dr. Privman was born on January 2, 1955 in Lviv, Ukraine, son of the late Lipa Privman and Bronislava Shenkar. He earned a Sc.D. in Physics from the Israeli Institute of Technology, Technion and completed post-graduate training at Cornell University and California Institute of Technology. He married Marina Kerbel on May 22, 1980 in Haifa, Israel.

He was a Professor of Physics at Clarkson University and work was his life. He loved being a physicist and enjoyed hiking with family, traveling, and reading. He was a member of Congregation Beth El in Potsdam.

Vladimir is survived by his wife Marina; his three children, Lior Privman and his wife Sarah Huang of Fort Lee, NJ; Michael and his wife Marissa Privman of Gaithersburg, MD; and Eve Privman Champaloux and her husband Marc of Charlottesville, VA; two grandchildren, Reid and Blake Privman; a sister, Robin and her husband Ed Zimmerman of Teaneck, NJ; his brother Boris Privman of Fort Lee, NJ; two nieces; and one nephew.

Friends may call at the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home on Tuesday, from 5-7 pm. Burial will be at Mount Moriah Jewish Cemetery, Fairview, NJ, on Thursday, at 1:30 pm.

Memorial donations may be made in Vladimir’s memory to the Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad or Birthright Israel.

Memories and condolences may be shared online at donaldsonseymour.com

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