Helen Ber Jacobs

Birth: March 15, 1918 in Płock, Mazowieckie, Poland

Death: December 19, 1993 (age 75) in Nanaimo, B.C.

Burial: Congregation Emanu-El Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada

Biography: Holocaust Survivor who didn’t like to talk about her experiences. She helped save the life of Rysia Kraskin.

Gravesite Details: Row Q – Plot 22

Inscription:
פּ״נ (Here lies)
JACOBS
In Memory of Beloved Parents and Grandparents
HELEN
Hebrew Name: Chana b. Avraham Aharon v’Sarah Rivka
Plock. Poland
Mar. 15. 1918 – Dec. 19. 1993

Holocaust Survivors
Auschwitz Skarzysko
In Sacred Trust Their Words Shall Live
NEVER FORGET
ת נ צ ב ה
abbreviation for Biblical quote: “May their soul be bound up in the bond of eternal life.”

Family Members:

  • Parents
    • Rachel Ruina Ber
    • Abraham Ber
  • Spouse
    • William
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