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B: 1928-10-13
D: 2017-12-09
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B: 1934-11-17
D: 2017-12-06
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David Galperin
B: 1927-11-30
D: 2017-12-05
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Carol Kushner
B: 1943-02-18
D: 2017-12-05
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Murray Wallach
B: 1920-03-28
D: 2017-12-01
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Arnold Kleyner
B: 1936-10-28
D: 2017-11-09
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Sheldon Greenberg
B: 1927-08-03
D: 2017-11-07
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Otto Feld
B: 1930-10-19
D: 2017-11-02
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Sheila Dewoskin
B: 1938-10-29
D: 2017-10-29
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Morris Liebermensch
B: 1928-09-16
D: 2017-10-15
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Erna Frank
B: 1925-09-18
D: 2017-10-14
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Fred Cherrick
B: 1949-02-19
D: 2017-10-12
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Rena Sherman
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D: 2017-10-10
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Jeffrey Schneider
B: 1957-05-09
D: 2017-10-03
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D: 2017-10-03
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D: 2017-09-29
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D: 2017-09-28
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Muriel Warren
B: 1930-08-09
D: 2017-09-28
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Francy Starr
B: 1928-08-29
D: 2017-09-25
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D: 2017-09-22
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D: 2017-09-06
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- A Jewish funeral usually occurs within 24 hrs after the death.

- Jewish tradition does not incorporate a viewing, visitation, or a wake.

- Prior to the funeral service, the immediate family usually gathers and participates in the "keriah" where a visible part of clothing such as a lapel, shirt collar, or pocket is torn as sign of mourning. Today, the practice has shifted to tearing a black ribbon off from a lapel, short collar, or pocket. 

- The body is buried in a plain wooden casket.

- The body is washed and not embalmed. 

- During the funeral service, the casket is often kept closed. 

- The rabbi usually administers a funeral service that is short, reflective, and solemn. 

- At the graveside service, it is common for the family and guests to actually participate in the actual burial. Each person will generally place a few shovels of soil onto the casket. 

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