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Sincere Condolences to Alexander Seligson

Published on Apr 1, 2019

We regret to inform you of the passing of
 
ANITA SELIGSON
 
Wife of Aaron Seligson.
Mother of our member Alexander Seligson, and of Eve Mor. 
 
The Funeral will take place this morning, April 1st
at 11:00 AM at Wellwood Cemetery
1400 Wellwood Avenue
West Babylon, NY
(Exit 35 off the Southern State Parkway) 
 
Shib'ah will be observed at
170  Amsterdam Avenue 
(68th Street & Amsterdam Ave.)
in the Resident Lounge.
 
Visiting hours from 4:00 - 8:00 pm 
(Monday - Thursday)
 
Evening services at 6:30 PM.
 
 
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If you would like to honor the memory of Anita Seligson with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To support families during shibah, please consider a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet. The family will be notified of your donation.

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