Headstones

Choose a headstone from the drop-down list and click "Go" to view a photo of the headstone, where the headstone is located in the cemetery, and if possible, a transcription and translation of the writing on the stone.

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Forest Cemetery Stones

Headstone A-41

Row 9, Col 10

transcription

headstone

Here lies buried

Our our, a dear woman,
modest Mrs.
Henna Rivka (Riva) Rachtzah
The daughter of R Shmuel Benzion
Who went to her eternal rest
In the year 5679 (1919)
5679 (1919)
The first day of Rosh Hodesh Kislev

Henna Riva
Rochco

 

 

 

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