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Memorial for Felix Roth

Published on Oct 24, 2018

Our longtime member

husband of Fortuna Calvo-Roth,

father of Stephen Roth and of Carla Roth,

passed away on the eve of Sukkot.  
Shibah was abbreviated due to the holiday.
A memorial service will take place this 
Sunday, October 28th, at 4:30 PM 
Congregation Shearith Israel
2 West 70th Street.
Followed by evening services at 5:45 PM.

Condolences can be sent to 
880 Fifth Avenue 
Apt. 8-F
New York, NY 10021
If you would like to honor the memory of Felix Roth with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228.  You can also help support families in mourning with a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet; The family will be notified of your donation.

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