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Gertrude Zelenitz


1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gertrude Zelenitz Obituary
June 30, 1922 - March 3, 2016 Gertrude Bernstein Zelenitz, 93. Born in West New York, New Jersey, on June 30, 1922, passed away this morning, March 3, 2016, in Los Angeles, surrounded by her family. Raised in West New York, New Jersey, by Romanian immigrants, Gert served in World War II as a driver for military personnel. After the war, she married the love of her life, Ben. The family moved to Southern California in 1959 with her husband, two young daughters and father, to be closer to her brother. She worked at the LAC-USC School of Nursing as an administrative assistant for many years. Gert was a long time resident of Alhambra where she raised her children and owned and managed an apartment building. She had lived with her brother since 2007 in his home. Preceded in death by her parents and husband Ben. Survived by her brother, Sol; daughter Robin, and her husband, Don; daughter Joy; grandchild Buffy, and her husband, Martin; grandchildren Brendon and Rachel; great-grandchildren Sydney and Ian; niece Laurie and her husband, Eddie; and nephew Paul and his wife, Catherine.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 4 to Mar. 6, 2016
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