Yanusya (Elkin) Eydis, 93, of Worcester, died Aug. 24 at home. She was the widow of Yuri Eydis. Born in Simferopol, Krym, Russia, she was the daughter of Jacob and Rosa (Golovitser) Elkin. Raised and educated in Russia, she became a schoolteacher for middle and high school students and worked until the age of 65. She then immigrated to the United States on June 22, 1991 to be closer to her children in Worcester. She is survived by two daughters, Marina Petranin, and Luba Starkov and her husband, Michael, all of Worcester; a sister, Itta Elkina, of Worcester; three grandchildren, Roman Roshchin of Ashland, Valera Starikov of London, and Yana Ellowitz of Holden; five great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and extended family both here and in Russia. 

Ricky Greenfield was Publisher of the Jewish Ledger

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