Esfir Genkin

June 19, 1932November 7, 2018

Esfir (Yablochnic) Genkin – of Lynn, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Gutman Genkin. Devoted mother of Helena Romanovsky & her husband Alexander and Anna Tihonov & her husband Uri. Cherished grandmother of Alexander Tihonov and Michael Romanovsky. The loving sister of Raisa Chikvashvili. Dear daughter of the late Samuel and Hannah (Fix) Yablochnic. Treasured mother-in-law of Svetlana and her family.

Esfir grew up in Moscow, Russia where she also raised her family. She was a Sales Manager before her retirement. Esfir moved to the United States in 1993, with her daughter Anna, to be with the rest of her family who had already moved to the States. She was a dedicated member of Zabota, where she enjoyed spending most of her days. She adored baking for community events in her building. But, above all Esfir cherished the time she spent with her family, and traveled throughout the country in order to do so.

A funeral service for Esfir will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11:00AM at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem, MA with interment to follow at Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Cemetery, 89 Lakeshore Road, Lynn, MA.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970 or via


  • Helena Romanovsky, Daughter
  • Anna Tihonov, Daughter
  • Raisa Chikvashvili, Sister


  • Funeral Service Sunday, November 11, 2018

Esfir Genkin

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