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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 5/11/2014 4:01 PM
Family Surname: Boss
Country: USA
Town: Worcester MA
Date of Image: 1984
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Dear Genners,

I am hoping someone will be able to translate the complete Hebrew on the tombstone for both Abraham and Anna Slovin Boss for me. There is a phrase at the bottom of the tombstone, which I would also need a translation for. This would be very much appreciated.

Thank you,
Fran Boss Cohen

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5/11/2014 4:20 PM Avraham [can't make out the next word -- it's either Abba, Anna, or Acha but the middle letter is unclear] Son of Tzvi the Cohayn (priest)
Died on the 12 of Iyaar, 5713

Heshe daughter of Shlema Anshiel
Died 9th of Av, 5712

The phrase in the center at the bottom is a five-letter acronym for
May their souls be bound up for life eternal
5/11/2014 8:42 PM Avraham Aba son of Tzvi HaCohen died 12 Iyar 5743

Heshe daughter of Shlomo Anshil died 9 Av 5742

May their souls be bound up in the bond of everlasting life.
5/12/2014 12:05 PM Anna
1st line: Hesha daughter of Shlomo Anshel
2nd line: died (on the) 9(th day of the Hebrew month of) Av (in the Hebrew year (5742)

Abraham
1st line: Avraham Abba son of Reb Tzvi the Kohen
2nd line: died (on the) 12(th day of the Hebrew month of) Iyar (in the Hebrew year (5743)

At the bottom is an abbreviation for May their souls be bound in the bonds of life, the standard or traditional last line of Hebrew on a grave marker, and a paraphrase of 1 Samuel 25:29
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