Maurry James Tamarkin, 83, of Brimfield, died on July 12. He was the husband of Julie Chipps Tamarkin. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of Joseph and Leona Tamarkin. He attended Washington University where he received his A. B., MBA, and Ph. D. He was a U.S. Army veteran. A polymath, he worked in numerous jobs, from carnival ride operator to high-school chemistry teacher to commodities broker, before settling at Clark University where he taught finance for more than 30 years. He published numerous articles on sports betting. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Joseph (Heidi), Molly (Ken), Susannah (Javier), Jacob (Elisabeth); seven grandchildren, Alora, Ezekiel, Elias, Seth, Sophie, Jay, and Sasha; two brothers, Allan and Stanley; two sisters, Pamela and Sasha; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tamarkin Finance Fellowship Award at the Clark University School of Management, 950 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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