Marilyn Dorothy Barkan

November 27, 1929March 5, 2019

Marilyn Dorothy Barkan, 89, of Las Vegas, a retired office manager for a medical practice in Brooklyn, NY, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Marilyn was born on November 27, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY to Samuel and Sarah Goldstein (nee Goldman) and was a southern Nevada resident since 1986. She is preceded in death by her parents; Sidney, her beloved husband of 58-years; brother and sister-in-law, Gilbert and Esta Goldstein; sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Leon Rosenberg; daughter and son-in-law, Lois and Leslie Pastrana; sister-in-law, Eleanor Goldstein; and son-in-law, John Reilly. She is survived by daughter, Nancy Reilly; two brothers, Jack Goldstein (Rita) and Jerome Goldstein; granddaughter, Dr. Jessica Gordon (Matthew); two grandsons, Sean Reilly (Rebecca) and Michael Reilly (Caroline); and four great-grandchildren, Jason, Logan, Evan and Olivia. Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at King David Memorial Cemetery, 2697 E. Eldorado Lane, Las Vegas, NV. Burial will immediately follow at Palm Valley View Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Family requests that memorial donations be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. King David Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


  • Samuel Goldstein, Father
  • Sarah Goldstein (Goldman), Mother
  • Sidney Barkan, Husband
  • Jack Goldstein (Rita), Brother
  • Jerome Goldstein (Eleanor), Brother
  • Gilbert Goldstein (Esta), Brother
  • Joan Rosenberg (Leon), Sister
  • Nancy Reilly (John), Daughter
  • Lois Pastrana (Leslie), Daughter
  • Jessica Gordon (Matthew) DO, Granddaughter
  • Sean Reilly (Rebecca), Grandson
  • Michael Reilly (Caroline), Grandson
  • Jason, Logan, Evan, and Olivia, Great-Grandchildren


  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, March 7, 2019

Marilyn Dorothy Barkan

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Steven Bassin

March 7, 2019

Cousin Marilyn,
I will see you and Sid on the other side. Both of you are always in my thoughts, rarely seen but always loved.
To Nancy and the whole family I send my love.
Love. Always.