He leaves his wife of 43 years, Jenny (Levent) Ahtof; two daughters, Gina wife of Michael Pupillo of Worcester and Betin wife of Keith Robichaud of North Smithfield, RI; a sister, Estela wife of Sami Estroti of Istanbul, Turkey and two grandchildren, Luke and Julia Robichaud.
He was born in Istanbul and was a son of David and Bienvenuta (Haliyo) Ahtof and lived in Worcester for 39 years.
He owned and operated Elm Park Auto Body for 31 years until his recent retirement due to illness.
He was a longtime member of Beth Israel Synagogue, a longtime Secretary of Level Lodge of Masons and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a Past President of Worcester Probus Club and a Past President of the Massachusetts Auto Body Association. He was a member of the Chabad in Westboro.
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 1 PM on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9TH IN BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE ON JAMESBURY DRIVE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RICHARD PERLMAN OF BREZNIAK RODMAN FUNERAL HOME OF NEWTON. Burial will be in Holy Society Cemetery in Leicester.
Memorial Observance will be held through 3 PM on Friday Afternoon at his residence at 3 Lynnwood Lane.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chabad of Westboro, 54 South St., Westboro, MA 01581.