Burial services were held in New Orleans on December 21 for Pola Borenstein. She is a Holocaust survivor and widow of Isak Borenstein, a fellow survivor. She was born in Wolanow, Poland on October 10, 1921 and passed peacefully in her sleep on December 18, 2012. She moved to New Orleans in 1951 and remained for the rest of her life helping her husband in their business. She is survived by one son, Morris, a daughter-in-law, Sabina, and grandsons, Alan and Charlie. Memorial contributions may be made to allgenerations.org, an organization which promotes Holocaust education.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 22 to Dec. 23, 2012