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Meyer "Mike" Vascovitz
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1908
Tiraspol
Transnistria Territory, Moldova
Death: Jan. 13, 1972
Pawtucket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Meyer was born in Tiraspol Bessarabia Russia /now Moldova
to Leah and Josef Vascovitz.
In January of 1922 he arrived at New York's Ellis Island as 'Meer Vacovitz' with his mother Leah, his brother Avram (Al) his sister Manya (Marie).

They were in the company of his maternal grandmother Esther Moskowitz and her other children; Jenny, Rae and 'Little Mike'. They were joining his grandfather Fischel Moskowitz and his uncles Ruby, Benny and Izzy who had come to America in 1914 to make a home for them.
Big Mike as he was known by the family to distinguish him from his uncle "Little Mike" was a warm and loving man.

Meyer served with honor in the United States Army during World War II.

He married Tillie Vine, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and they gave birth to Josef Lee their son in 1953 
 
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 Parents:
  Josef Vascovitz (____ - 1919)
  Leah Moskowitz Sitron (1890 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Tillie Vine Vascovitz (1915 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Meyer Vascovitz (1908 - 1972)
  Marie Joan Vascovitz Baumwoll (1911 - 1972)*
  Alan Josef Vee (1914 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lies faithful and dear father Reb Meir bar Yosef (died 26th Tevet 5732).May his soul be bound up in the bonds of eternal life
 
Burial:
Lincoln Park Cemetery
Warwick
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
Record added: Aug 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57341883
Meyer Mike Vascovitz
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
Meyer Mike Vascovitz
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Meyer Mike Vascovitz
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
 
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Teheye nishmato tsrurah b'tsror ha- chayyim," ~~~~"May his soul be bound up in the bonds of eternal life."
- Gene Baumwoll CSW
 Added: Aug. 14, 2016
Honoring your service in the United States Army during World War II on this Memorial Day
- Gene Baumwoll CSW
 Added: May. 26, 2012

- K. Roberts
 Added: Aug. 19, 2010
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