Fay Horowitz of Longmeadow died March 7. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Horowitz. Born in Olkusz, Poland, she survived the Holocaust as the only survivor of her immediate family. She came to the United States as a young bride on Memorial Day, 1949 with her husband Sam, and lived in Springfield, then moved to Longmeadow. Starting in Springfield as a factory worker, she then worked as a sales lady at Forbes and Wallace, Peerless, Walgreens and the Nature Food Store in Springfield. For 11 years, she worked as a teacher in the United Hebrew Schools at Temple Beth El and in the Hebrew Academy building. She was a life member of the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy and Hadassah. She served on the board of directors in the Hatikvah Holocaust Museum and Research Center and was a member of the Jewish Community Center, Temple Beth El, B’nai Brith, and the Shoah Memorial. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Graziani of Springfield, and Rosaline Horowitz and her husband, Neil Yetwin, of Schenectady, N.Y.; and four grandchildren, Bryan Graziani of Springfield, Alexander Yetwin of the Bronx, N.Y., Arik Yetwin of Anchorage, AK and Hannah Yetwin of Boston. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy, Temple Beth El, Hadassah, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.


Gerald “Jerry” B. Rubin

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