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Sincere condolences to L. Gilles Sion on the passing of his mother, E. Jeanette Sion

Published on Aug 27, 2017

The funeral will take place on 

Monday, August 28th, at 9:30 AM


Plaza Jewish Community Chapel

630 Amsterdam Ave (at 91st Street.)


Interment to follow at 

Shearith Israel/Beth Olam Cemetery

Located at the intersection of Cypress Hills Street and the Jackie Robinson Parkway 

in Ridgewood, Queens.

(For GPS use 2 Cypress Hill Street, Brooklyn)



The Bet Abel is located at:

501 East 79th Street

Apt. 20-A


Visiting Hours:

Monday - Thursday:   4:30 - 8:30 PM

Evening services at 6:45 PM.



Condolences may be sent to 

L. Gilles Sion 

501 East 79th Street

Apt. 20-A

New York, NY 10075

If you would like to sponsor a meal during Shibah please click here;  you can also honor the memory of Jeanette Sion with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228.  The family will be notified of your donation.

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