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Bernard Jonas Obituary
Bernard Jonas, 93

WORCESTER - Bernard Jonas, age 93, died on Monday, May 18th, 2015 at the Jewish Healthcare Center.

His wife of 67 years, Bertha (Sher) Jonas died on August 7, 2014. He leaves a son, Fred Jonas, and his wife, Geri and his sons Brandon and Michael Jonas; two daughters, Eileen, wife of Steve Schongold of Sharon and her daughter Alyse, wife of Robert Morgenstern and Vivian, wife of Elliot Honig and her sons Joshua Honig and Avrom Honig and his wife, Leah. He was predeceased by his sister, Florence Lowe.

He was an Army veteran of 4 years serving in World War II. Following his army service he completed courses at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and became a structural draftsman for Riley Stoker for 43 years until his retirement. Following his retirement he became a Pinkerton guard at the Worcester Art Museum.

He was one of the early founding members of Yeshiva Achei Timimim. He shared in the video production of the hit series, "Feed Me, Bubbie," and helped Bertha with the book by the same name of which he was the production assistant. He loved Bertha's cooking and marveled at what she produced for his eating pleasure.

Bernard was loved by everyone for his kind disposition and gentle ways. Throughout the years he was one of the organizers of his Classical High School reunion. He was the treasurer of "The Man Talk Group" at the Jewish Community Center. He will be sorely missed.

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 2:00 PM ON TUESDAY, MAY 19TH AT YESHIVA ACHEI TIMIMIM, AT 22 NEWTON AVENUE IN WORCESTER UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN. Burial will be in B'Nai Brith Cemetery, Worcester.

Memorial Observance will be held from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM today, Tuesday, May 19th at Eisenberg Assisted Living Residence at 631 Salisbury Street, Worcester. Memorial Observance will continue from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, May 19th at Bernard Jonas' residence and Wednesday thru 1:00PM Friday, May 22nd, at his residence. Minyan services will be held at 7:50 PM at the residence Tuesday thru Thursday evenings.

Memorial Contributions may be made to a .

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Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from May 18 to May 19, 2015
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