Published in the September 17, 2015 edition.

LEXINGTON — Dr. James N. Showstack, 77, died September 16.

He was the husband of Marilyn (Rubin) Showstack.

Born in Wakefield, a son of the late Dr. Irving and Irene (Goldberg) Showstack, he had been a resident of Lexington for 47 years. Dr. Showstack was a graduate of the University of Vermont and the University of Pennsylvania Dental School.

He maintained a dental practice in Wakefield for 50 years and was a member of Temple Shalom Emeth.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children Irene Pappas of Burlington, Lauren Maschio and her husband Michael of Bedford, and Deborah Giangrandi and her husband Robert of Woodbine, MD; his grandchildren Michaela, Matthew, Dylan and Emily; and his sister, Barbara Lavine and her husband Jerrold of Providence, RI.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 18, at 12:30 p.m. at Temple Shalom Emeth, 16 Lexington St., Burlington. Burial will be private.

Shiva will be observed at his late residence on Sunday and Monday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and at the home of Jerrold and Barbara (Showstack) Lavine in Providence on Sunday and Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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