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.

Select a Headstone from a Section:

Section A: Section B: Section C:    
Section D: Section E: Section F:    
Section G: Section H:    
Forest Cemetery Stones

Headstone H-15

Row 3, Col 1

Here lies buried

Our dear and honorable father
       God fearing
R Eliyahu [       ]
the son of R David
Egonska
He deaprted on the second of the  [day Rosh Hodesh](*1)
Adar Shein 5692 (1932)
May his soul be bond in the bonds of life

 

(*1) Unclear.  Rosh Hodesh began on a Tuesday evening.  There was no 2nd day of Rosh Hodesh Adar II

 

 

 

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