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Sunday, June 16, 2013

1932 :: Death of Mrs. Benjamin Loewenstein

Mrs. Benjamin Loewenstein passed away June 8. Funeral services were held from the home. The services were conducted by Dr. Wolfe Macht, who used the impressive ritual of the Hebrew faith. He delivered a beautiful eulogy, comparing the sadness occasioned by her passing to the legend of a buried city, which after the clouds and darkness and despair had rolled away, the spires of the great church could be seen from the waters and the ringing of bells heard. So too, with the passing of time, the mist and sorrow would roll away, and the memory of her life would rise and be an inspiring beacon to the dear ones left behind ... The Rockdale Reporter, June 16, 1932 ...

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