Dr Bernardo Porzecanski

Birth: October 29, 1907 in Liepaja, Liepāja, Kurzeme, Latvia

Death: October 9, 1990 (age 82)

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

At the time of his birth, Liepâja was known as Libau, and had been part of the Russian Empire since 1795. Since Bernardo, was born in 1907, meaning that he was born in Russia. Following the end of the First World War, Libau became part of Latvia when the Republic of Latvia was proclaimed on November 18, 1918. Latvia gained true independence when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990.

Dov ben Yekutiel v’Leah
Died in good name
21 Cheshvan 5668 – 20 Tishrei 5751

Gravesite Details: Row B – Plot 13

Family Members:

  • Parents
    • Lina Halpern Porzecanski
    • Kusiel Porzecanski
  • Spouse
    • Stephanie Meta Kochmann Porzecanski (1919–2010)
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