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Boris G. Yerozolimsky, 93, of Andover, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at Lawrence General Hospital as a result of complications with kidney and heart. Boris was born on January 22, 1921, in Moscow, Russia. In 1938, he became a student of Moscow State University, studying physics. In 1941, he was mobilized to Military Aviation Academy which he graduated as specialist in radio location. He continued service in the army until 1946. After demobilization, he decided to complete his education as physicist in Moscow University. In 1947, Boris started his work as scientist in Institute of Atomic Energy (IAE) in Moscow. In 1954, he was honored with State Award for his results of measurement of neutron parameters. Boris continued to work in IAE until 1983. During these years, he approved himself not only as experienced scientist but also talented leader of the group. His former younger colleges work in Russia, Europe and USA.   Simultaneously with experimental work he taught physics as a professor in on the best Russian colleges – Moscow Physical Technic Institute. Also, he took active part in creating devices for oil geosynoptics. From 1983 until 1991, he worked in Institute of Physics in Gutchina, near Saint Petersburg. At the end of 1991, he immigrated to USA. He started to work in Harvard University Laboratory as volunteer. His huge knowledge and experience gave him ability to collaborate with American and Russian Scientific groups, such as National Institute of Standards in USA, CERN in France and International Physical Institute in Dubna, Russia. During his work, he had about 70 scientific publications in Russian and foreign magazines. Boris was the husband of the late Alexandra (Zilberman) Yerozolimsky. His surviving family members include his son, Aleksey Yerozolimsky and his wife, Valentina of North Andover, his daughter-in-law, Elena Yerozolimsky of Andover, granddaughter, Vera and her husband, Anton Peter Doan of Beltsville, Md.; grandson, Sergey Yerozolimsky of Andover; great-grandson, Anton Doan and great-granddaughter, Maya Doan.


Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Friday, August 29, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover, MA 01845. For online condolences, please visit our website at contefuneralhomes.com.
Published on  September 4, 2014
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