Steve Reinstein, 70, 40 Years in Pathology at MetroWest Medical Center

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ASHLAND – Steve Reinstein, 70, resident of Ashland for 43 years passed away Sat. Jan 30, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. 

He was the son of the late David and Eva (Miller) Reinstein and husband of Susan (Rozek) Reinstein for 43 years. 

He was formerly married to the late Judith Lewis of Chicago, IL. 

Steve worked in the Pathology Dept of Metrowest Medical Center for over 40 years. 

A proud citizen, Steve was unable to serve due to polio as a child.  He was devoted to his work, rarely missed a day, and enjoyed spending time with his friends at the hospital.  He was a father to many foster children and was always willing to help those in need.  He enjoyed hosting and entertaining and especially loved to cook.  He loved to have a short order kitchen where all his children could order different meals.  In addition, he enjoyed time on his boat in Boston, cooking shows, and time spent with family and friends. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by nine children: Mary Beth Masionis of Worcester, Valerie Tucker McNeill and her husband James of Clinton, Ruth Mercado of Hopkinsville, KY, Charles Reinstein and his wife Emily of Limington, ME, Elizabeth Reinstein of Grafton, Ann Reinstein Polack of her husband Kyle of Holliston, Rayna Kilburn of Holliston, Carolyn Piers and her husband Keith of Ashland, and Andrew Reinstein of Ashland, 16 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. 

Public calling hours will be held Saturday Feb. 6 from 9:00to 11:30 a.m. in the Matarese Funeral Home. 

The funeral service will be private due to gathering limitations.  Please visit for Covid 19 guidelines.

Steve loved animals and cared for many throughout his life; please consider donations in his name to a local animal shelter.

All visitors to the funeral home are required to wear a face mask. NO EXCEPTIONS

Funeral home visitors entering the funeral home will be limited to 10 at one time. Visitors may be asked to wait outside until room is available. Unfortunately no exceptions can made to this rule for inclement weather.

Condolences with the family should be kept brief so that others may enter after you.

Please exit the funeral immediately after condolences are given to the family to allow others to enter the funeral home.

Please observe barriers placed to provide proper social distancing.

Please refrain from embracing with the family.


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