Harriet Dubinski Zinn

November 26, 1923October 16, 2020

Harriet Dubinski Zinn was born in San Antonio on the 26th of November 1923, and passed away in Houston on Friday, the 16th of October 2020. She was 96 years of age.

She is predeceased by her father, Elias Dubinski; mother, Beatrice Adams Dubinski; and her husband Julius Zinn. She is survived by her sons, Alan and his wife Barbara, Harvey and his wife Sharon, and Elias and his wife Janis; her grand children, Adrianne Willamson, Harvey Zinn, Jr. and Amy, Jeffrey and Kathleen, Audrey, Andrew, Scott and Forreste Markowitz, Danny and Jessica Markowitz, and Mike and Wendy Dutton; great-grandchildren, Hunter Fishel, Hampton, Bennett, Tremble, Luke, Oliver, Josey, and Julius (JW), Max and Brandon Markowitz, Alexis and Kylie Markowitz, and Kacy and Lacy Dutton.

The family wishes to acknowledge with special thanks her caregivers, Gail Glover, Kim Moseray, Willie Mae, Cindy, Loretta and Amy and all the Doormen and women at the Four Leaf Towers and the Houston Hospice purple team.

Harriet graduated Thomas Jefferson High School San Antonio Texas and proceeded to attend the University of Texas where she met her husband on the first day on Campus.

She loved to play Mah Jong and Poker with her friends and her monthly day trips to Lake Charles for her Video Poker adventure at the Golden Nugget or L’Auberge casinos.

The family will gather for a private interment at Emanu El Memorial Park in Houston.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to the Julius and Harriet Zinn Fund at Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset Blvd., Houston, TX, 77005.


  • The Julius and Harriet Zinn Fund


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Dorene and Frank Herzog

October 20, 2020

Harriet was an amazing woman! She always had a smile for everyone and was so much fun always! We will all miss her at the Four Leaf Towers. You were so nice to recognize the employees at Four Leaf. They are missing her positive greetings already—as we do, also. She was so proud of her family—always talking about everyone. Certainly she always won at Mah Jong and Poker and loved going to the casinos with her boys! We will miss her indeed. Warmly, Dorene and Frank

Emily Crosswell

October 18, 2020

Knowing Harriet was a Treasure.
Enjoyed many wonderful times riding the Rock Star Bus and gambling in Lake Charles with this remarkable Lady.
All 20 of us who traveled with her know she brought so much to our times together.
Thank you Harriet!!!
May your spirit continue to be with us all!

Barbara Servis

October 18, 2020

Harriet was a wonderful woman and I remember she always had a smile!! She loved her Mah Jong and poker!! Harriet is in a better place with Julius, Nanny and Regina!! Wonder who she's playing poker with!!!
Rest in peace Harriet!! You will be missed!


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