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We mourn the loss of our member, Marco di Laurenti

Published on Sep 2, 2021

We regret to inform you of the passing of our longtime member
Father of Maurice Laurenti-Haroche.
Burial took place in Florida.
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If you would like to honor the memory of Marco di Laurenti 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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