Head Game Director
Michael Edward Zelkin, age 70, of Marlboro, Vermont, died in Venice, FL on May 25, 2010. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 5, 1939, and was a winter resident of Venice. He was an active bridge player at the Venice – Nokomis Duplicate Bridge Club.
Surviving family members include his wife, Emily Zelkin of Marlboro, Vermont and Venice, Florida; sons John Vogel of Greensboro, NC, Peter Vogel of New York, NY, and Kyle Vogel of Menlo Park, CA; daughter Maya Zelkin of Shrewsbury, VT; sister Sheila Siegel of Moorestown, NJ; and 11 grandchildren.
Memorials: Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Fred was a certified ACBL club director. He was a bronze life master nearing silver life master status. He began playing duplicate bridge in the early 1960s, but took a 20 year hiatus from early 1970s until 1990. He died 10/30/09.