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Submitted by Angela L Strohschein

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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 4/28/2013 4:29 PM
Family Surname: Pollak/Pollack
Country: USA
Town: McKeesport PA
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Hoping for assistance in the tombstone translation for SAM POLLAK, died in 1925. Thank you.

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4/28/2013 5:34 PM His name was Yehoshua, son of Yaakov Leib, Pollack. He died on the 20th of Elul.
4/28/2013 5:36 PM To edit my comment before, the name is Yaakov Dov, not Yaakov Leib.
4/28/2013 6:27 PM Thank you for the speedy reply! Gratefully, Angela
4/28/2013 8:43 PM Here lies a respected man
Yehoshua son of Yakov Dov Pollak
died on the Sabbath, 20 Elul 5685
May his soul be bound up in the bond of (everlasting) life.

Corresponding civil date is September 9, 1925
4/30/2013 1:47 AM Hello Angela,

It is specifically stated that the father pre-deceased his son....Jo
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