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Joel J. "Buddy" Finkelstein, businessman
Joel J. "Buddy" Finkelstein, businessman

Joel J. "Buddy" Finkelstein, a businessman who also had been the official scorer at the Civic Center for the Baltimore Bullets, died April 24 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida. The former Pikesville resident was 81. Joel Jacob Finkelstein, who was known as "Buddy," was born in Baltimore and raised on Park Heights Avenue. After graduating from City College in 1950, Mr. Finkelstein entered the University of Maryland, College Park. While attending college, he sold used cars at Johnny's Used Cars for two years to earn tuition money. He then entered the University of Baltimore, from which he earned a law degree...