KRAUTHAMMER--Thea (nee Horowitz), died Thursday evening, February 14, 2019 in Rockville, MD. She was 97. Beloved wife of the late Shulim; devoted mother of the late Marcel (Joy) and the late Charles (Robyn); grandmother of Aviva (Brett) and Daniel; great-grandmother of Maya and Eliana. Born in Antwerp, Belgium, she escaped to America during World War II and worked as a translator between the US Army and the Free French Forces. After meeting and marrying her husband - also a Jewish refugee - in Havana, Cuba, she moved throughout the post- War world with him until finally settling in New York and later Montreal, where they raised their family and built a business. Idyllic summers were spent together in Long Beach, NY, where she continued her lifelong passions for languages, the arts and athletics. Thea was a woman of valor, putting her family, her Jewish faith and the pursuit of learning above all else in life. In her later years she retired to Miami and then suburban Maryland to be close to family, with whom she spent her final days in peace and comfort. Funeral will be in Rockville, MD, and burial in Washington, D.C.

Published by New York Times on Feb. 16, 2019.
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Dear Daniel and Robyn, we are truly sorry for your loss. Please accept our hearthfelt condolences.
Anna and Zbigniew Mikolajuk
March 10, 2019
Dear Daniel and Robyn, we are truly sorry for your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Anna and Zbigniew Mikolajuk
March 10, 2019
Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. May you be comforted by your cherished memories as you await the fulfillment of Gods promise to see your loved one again (John 6:40).
Gabriel Navarrete
February 22, 2019
I'm truly sorry for your loss.My God in his love and compassion lift you thorough your grief Isaiah 63:9 Joe Miami Florida JW
February 21, 2019
Please accept my sincere condolences to the family
and friends. Losing a loved one in death is never easy.
May the hope of everlasting life sustain and comfort you during this difficult time. (John 17:3).
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