Former Milford Pediatrics doctor, Michael Stein, has died

Michael L. Stein MD died on April 7 at his home in Belfast, Me.

Dr. Stein spent most of his professional career practicing pediatrics in Milford and lived in Woodbridge from 1965 until 1994. He retired to Belfast in 1994 with his wife, Judy.

The cause of death was prostate cancer.

Dr. Stein joined Milford Pediatrics in 1965 and remained in that practice until 1993.

During those years he also worked in the Pediatric Gastroenterology clinic at Yale-New Haven Hospital and taught clinical pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. He served as base pediatrician at Tinker Air Force Base, Midwest City, Ok. from 1962-1964.

A long time member of the Milford Yacht Club, Dr. Stein served on the Board of Directors and headed the junior sailing program for several years.

Dr. Stein was born April 11, 1934 in New York City. He graduated from Union College and New York University School of Medicine and did his pediatric training at Bellevue Hospital, New York, where he was chief resident in 1961-62.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judy Kramer Stein, his son, James Stein, MD, his daughter Roberta Stein McLain and grandchildren Alexandra and Andrew McLain and Stephanie, Dylan and Eli Stein.

He asked that anyone wishing to make a donation in his memory consider a gift to the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915.