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We mourn the loss of our member, Margot (Mendes) Oppenheimer

Published on Jan 22, 2019

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member
 
MARGOT (MENDES) OPPENHEIMER
 
Mother of Peter Oppenheimer and of Edith Oppenheimer.

 
The funeral will take place on 
Wednesday, January 23rd at 1:30 PM
at Riverside Memorial Chapel
Amsterdam Avenue and 76th Street.
 
Interment to follow at Beth Olam (Shearith Israel) Cemetery.
Located at the intersection of the Jackie Robinson Parkway and Cypress Hills Street.
 (For map click here.) 
 

Visiting hours during Shibah to be announced.
 
 

 
 
If you would like to honor the memory of Margot Oppenheimer with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To help support families during shibah please consider a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet; The family will be notified.

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