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Here lies buried
A lover of Torah and one who performed acts of
A lover of humanity
R. Shmirah Louv *
the son of R. Yisrael the Levi
Who Departed on the 11th of Elul 5684 (1914)
* R. Shmirah Louv
is most probably related (perhaps father) to Mordecai Louv
who was on the Board of Governors of the Free Loan
Association of Lunna. See webpage.
and Translation Copyright 2005 Rabbi Edward S. Boraz, Dartmouth