Dr. Marvin “Chick” Baum, 98, of Worcester, died June 15 at Saint Vincent Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Danella “Pennie” (Mandell) Baum. Born in Patterson, N.J., he was the son of Samuel and Adele (Gerstein) Baum. He graduated from the University of Alabama and New York Medical College. Following his education he moved to Worcester and began private practice in Internal Medicine. He was a member of the staff of Saint Vincent Hospital and Fairlawn Hospital before joining the Fallon Clinic, with a special interest in geriatrics. In retirement he was an active volunteer, delivering meals for Rachel’s Table, participating in a radio program for visually impaired and as a tutor and mentor of students of Flagg Street School. He was a member of Temple Emanuel Sinai and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He is survived by two sons, Dr. Alfred Baum and his wife, Marcia, of Plymouth, and Samuel Baum of San Diego; a daughter, Faith Baum and her wife, Sue Becker, of Maplewood, N.J.; a sister, Claire Moses of Chicago; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. He was predeceased by his son, Alan Michael Baum. Memorial contributions may be made to Rachel’s Table, 633 Salisbury St., Worcester, 01609; Temple Emanuel Sinai, 661 Salisbury St., Worcester, 01609; Eisenberg Assisted Living Residence, 631 Salisbury St., Worcester, 01609 or to Jewish HealthCare Center, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester 01609.  RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN


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