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Submitted by Paul H. Silverstone

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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 4/16/2008
Family Surname: Finkelstein
Country: Canada
Town: Winnipeg
Date of Image: 2004
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Gravestone of Hiam Finkelstein, translation of Hebrew needed.

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4/17/2008 Hello Paul,

I'll try to help....

Line 2: Chaim Bar Menachem Mendel Finkelshtein
Hiam/Chaim son of Menachem Mendel Finkelstein

Line 3: .............Nisan.....................
(he died in the Hebrew month of Nisan)

Line 4: Shmona v'shivim shana l'yemay chayin
(seventy-eight years of life)

Line 1: Pay'Noon
(it is the two letter abbreviation that refers to honor the memory of the departed.

Hope that this helps.....Jo
4/17/2008 Here lies
Chaim ben Menachem Mendel Finkelstein
died 3 Nissan 5680
78 years old
4/19/2008 "here is buried
haim son of mr. menahem mendel finkelstein
died 3 nisan 5680
eight and seventy years were the days of his life"
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