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 Dora <I>Pomerantz</I> Techner

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Dora Pomerantz Techner

  • Birth 14 May 1897 Bresckaja, Belarus
  • Death 11 Jun 1969 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section Q
  • Memorial ID 18900698

Dora was born in Pruzhany, Belarus. She grew up on a beet farm. Dora left Europe from Amsterdam, Holland and arrived at New York, December 9, 1913 on the SS Nordham. Her arrival was sponsored by the Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS). Her name upon arrival was DWOIRE POMERANCZ. Dora married Israel Techner in 1921. She hardly ever talked about her life in Europe. During January - February 1943, the Nazis transported all the Jews of Pruzhany, including many named Pomerantz, to Auschwitz to die in the gas chambers.

Dora was very nice. She died of heart disease.

Philadelphia Inquirer:

TECHNER
June 11, 1969, Dora (nee Pomerantz), of the Glendale Court Apts., 2101 Glendale ave., wife of Israel A. Techner, mother of Mrs. Bernard (Ann) Frankel and Joseph Techner, sister of Mrs. Harry (Katie) Benkin; also survived by 5 grandchildren. Services Friday, 11 A.M. precisely, at ROSENBERG's RAPHAEL SACKS, 4720 N. Broad St. Int. Roosevelt Memorial Park. Family will be at her late residence, Apt. 319. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to The Heart Fund.


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  • Added: 12 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18900698
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dora Pomerantz Techner (14 May 1897–11 Jun 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18900698, citing Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Researcher (contributor 46902961) .