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We mourn the passing of Felix Roth

Published on Sep 23, 2018

Husband of Fortuna Calvo-Roth

Father of Stephen Roth and of Carla Roth.

 

Burial will be graveside at 3:00 PM today at 

Beth Olam - Shearith Israel Cemetery.

 

Shib'ah is abbreviated due to the Sukkot holiday.

A memorial service will be planned for the Sheloshim.

 

Condolences can be sent to 

880 Fifth Avenue 

Apt. 8-F

New York, NY 10021

If you would like to honor the memory of Felix Roth with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228.  You can also help support families in mourning with a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet; The family will be notified of your donation.

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