Mervin Conn

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  • "I taught at the Mervin Conn Accordion School on 16th St. in..."
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    - Denise Laurich Felde
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    - Patricia Schultz
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    - Chuck Meiselman
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Peacefully, on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, MERVIN CONN of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Rhoda Conn; loving father of Maria and Robert Conn. Dear friend of Betty Chreky and Selma Clayman. Mr. Conn operated the Mervin Conn Accordion School from 1940 to the present. He was best known as Washington's Singing Strolling Accordionist for the past 70 years. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2011, 12:30 at TORCHINSKY HEBREW FUNERAL HOME, 254 Carroll St., NW, Washington, DC (202 541-1001). Interment following at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Adelphi, MD. Shiva will be observed at the late residence on Thursday, Friday day, Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, with Minyans Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the . Endorsed by the Rabbinical Council of Greater Washington.

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 22, 2011