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Harvey Polokoff

June 21, 1947 — December 14, 2023


Harvey Polokoff, of Carmel, Indiana, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away peacefully on December 14, 2023, at the age of 76. Harvey was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 21, 1947 to Irving and Rosalind Polokoff of blessed memory.

Harvey is survived by his wife, Arlynn Ellison Polokoff; his son, Ryan (Sabine Kissee) Polokoff; daughters, Marilyn (Ivan Barrios) Doyle and Jorie (Michael) Damiani; his grandchildren, Allison, Jared, and Slade; his sister, Joyce Smail and brother, Larry Polokoff.

Harvey was an avid traveler and a passionate certified Instrument Flight Instructor, whose love for aviation and exploring new places marked his adventurous spirit.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, December 17, 2023 at 11:00 am at Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Funeral Home, located at 11411 N. Michigan Road. The burial will follow in Beth-El Zedeck North Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gleaners Foodbank or Riley Hospital for Children.

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