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Sincere condolences to our member, Andre Guenoun, on the passing of his father, Salomon Guenoun

Published on May 23, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of
 

SALOMON GUENOUN

 

Father of our member Andre Guenoun.
 
The funeral will take place this afternoon:

Wednesday, May 23rd at 2:00 PM
Sinai Chapels
162-05 Horace Harding Expressway
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
 

Shibah will be observed at the Guenoun residence:

144-40 77th Avenue, 
Kew Gardens Hills, NY 11367.
 
Evening Services at 8:00 PM.
Morning Services at 7:30 AM (Friday and Tuesday)
Sunday and Monday mornings at 8:00 AM.
 
Visiting hours until 10:00 PM.
Shibah concludes after Tuesday morning services.

 If you would like to honor the memory of Salomon Guenoun with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228. 

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