Gilbert Chavkin of Brookline passed away on February 3, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Sylvia Aronson Chavkin, devoted father of Allan Richard Chavkin and his wife Nancy Feyl Chavkin, Paula Ruth Lampe and her husband Bruce John Lampe, loving grandfather of Laura Michelle Chavkin and her husband, Alex Aravanis, and great-grandfather of Anya Aravanis and Theodore Aravanis. Also survived by his brothers, Wallace Chavkin, and Robert Chavkin. Graveside services on Tuesday, February 5, at 12:00 noon at Lindwood Memorial Park, 497 North Street, Randolph. Following the service, family and friends are invited to his home until 4:00pm and on Wednesday, 2-4pm & 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.