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Dr. Boris L. 'Bo' O'Mansky, a retired pediatrician who was active in Jewish affairs

Dr. Boris L. 'Bo' O'Mansky, a retired pediatrician who was active in Jewish affairs

Dr. Boris L. “Bo” O’Mansky, a retired Baltimore pediatrician who had been president of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, died Thursday of complications from Parkinson’s disease at his Pikesville home.

He was 84.

“Before I came to Baltimore Hebrew a decade ago, people from all over told me Bo O’Mansky was a person I had to meet. He was already suffering from Parkinson’s disease,” said Rabbi Andrew J. Busch. “He was intelligent, honest, and had a fabulous sense of humor until the end.”

Boris Louis O’Mansky was born in Greensboro, N.C., the son of Maurice O’Mansky, a clothing merchant, and Grace O’Mansky, a homemaker, and raised in Leaksville, N.C.

Dr. O’Mansky was a...

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