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Wake and Funeral for Alfonsas Pilitauskas

Those wishing to bid their final farewell to the late Alfonsas Pilitauskas may attend the wake from 10:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 21, at the Nutrūkusi styga funeral home, Ąžuolyno street no. 10, Vilnius. The burial is scheduled for 1:30 P.M. the same day at the Antakalnis cemetery, Karių kapų street no. 11, Vilnius.

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The Kaunas Jewish Community send condolences to Lithuanian Jewish Community chairwoman Faina Kukliansky on the loss of her beloved husband and friend. We mourn his loss together with those he left behind and the entire community. We will always remember his warm glances, direct communication and his really being there together.

The Lithuanian Makabi Athletics Club send their condolences, as do the Šiauliai Regional Jewish Community and the Ukmergė Jewish Community.

We all wish Faina spiritual strength and comfort in this difficult time of loss.

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Our deepest condolences to Lithuanian Jewish Community chairwoman Faina Kukliansky on the unexpected loss of her beloved husband Alfonsas Pilitauskas. Your loss is our loss and we mourn together.

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Rimas Lipšic, a long-time member of the Šiauliai Regional Jewish Community, died October 13. He was born in 1949. Our deepest condolences to his wife Nijolė and his children and grandchildren.

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Chaim Šapiro has passed away. He was born in 1938. He was a member of the Lithuanian Jewish Community, a Soviet deportee and a Social Department client. We send our deepest condolences to his daughter and son.

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Survivor of the Kaunas ghetto and Ereda and Stuffhof concentration camps Dobrė Rozenbergienė has died. She was born in 1928. Our deepest condolences to her son, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

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LJC member and long-time client of our Social Center David Magid has passed away. He was born in 1927. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

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We are sad to report the death of Rabbi Krinsky’s sister. The rabbi sat shiva Tuesday evening.

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Jokūbas Bastunskis passed away September 4. He was born in 1948 and was a long-standing member and an active volunteer in the Social Programs Department. Our deepest condolences to his wife Svetlana and their children.

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In sadness we report the death of Righteous Gentile Morta Kalendraitė Jakutienė at the age of 97.

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Lithuanian Jewish Community member Sofia Smirnova passed away August 17 at the age of 75. Our deepest condolences to her son Igor and loved ones.

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The Union of Former Ghetto and Concentration Camp Prisoners is sad to announce the death today of former Minsk ghetto prisoner Markas Buslovich at the age of 84. Our deepest condolences to his sister Inesa, also a member of the Union.

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Boris Rositsan, FIDE chess master and president of the Rositsan and Maccabi Elite Checkers and Chess Club, has passed away at the age of 75. He suffered a heart attack during a chess tournament. His fellow players rendered aid and emergency medical personnel arrived quickly and got his heart beating again, but several hours later we learned he had died at hospital.

Those wishing to bid farewell to this active and beloved member of the Lithuanian Jewish Community may do so from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. on August 18 at the Nutrūkusi styga funeral home.

Our deepest condolences to his family and many friends.

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LJC member Mordche Rostovskis has passed away at the age of 86. He was born in 1936. We send our deepest condolences to his relatives and loved ones.

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Moishe Gegužinskis passed away in Frankfurt at the age of 97 on June 7. He was born in Kaunas in 1924. He was part of the resistance in the Kaunas ghetto and was deported to Dachau. He came back to Lithuania after liberation and lived and worked in Vilnius. He published his memoirs in Yiddish called “My Memories: The Tragic and Tumultuous Life Path of a Litvak.” He went to live in Germany in 1997. Our deepest condolences to his immediate family and many friends and relatives.

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Irena Piesliakienė passed away August 6. She was born in 1939. She was a member of the Kaunas Jewish Community. Our deepest condolences to her daughter Rita.

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Dora Kerbelienė has died. We mourn her passing as do her daughters Sara and Simona, grandchildren Vanesa and Denas and all her loved ones.

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Vladimir Iskovič passed away June 22. He was born in 1950. Our deepest condolences to his children and relatives.

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Dveira Gražinskaja passed away on June 21. She was born in 1933. She was a member of the Union of Ghetto and Concentration Camp Prisoners. Our deepest condolences to her daughter Galina and her friends and relatives.

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Chanė Varkulevičienė passed away June 18. She was born in 1934. Our deepest condolences to her son Rimantas.