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Yetta Berenson[1]

Female 1906 - 1996


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  • Name  Yetta Berenson 
    Born  16 May 1906  London, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    _UID  13342DC08D1B478C88DA940B92407195884D 
    Died  30 Nov 1996  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Stroke 
    Person ID  I20019  My Family Tree | Descendants of Markhil Kharast (I5130)
    Last Modified  25 Dec 2016 

    Family  Oscar Arost,   b. 22 May 1902, Dumbraveni, Bessarabia, Moldova Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1972, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Feb 1935  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Ella Neumann Arost,   b. 27 May 1929, Berehova, Berkstad, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 2017, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Molly Belle Arost
    >3. Lenore Arost
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2011 
    Family ID  F20013  Family Information

  • Notes 
    • Was sick as a child with mastoiditis and lost a year of school. She never returned.

      Assistant buyer for Blauners

      President of local chapters of American Jewish Congres, Association for Retarded Children, and Philadelphia Deaf Society
      gall bladder removed
      mini strokes/

      Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) - December 4, 1996
      Deceased Name: YETTA BERENSON AROST
      A LONGTIME VOLUNTEER, 90 Yetta Berenson Arost , 90, died Saturday of a stroke at the Bala Nursing Home. She formerly lived in Wynnefield Heights.

      Throughout her life, Mrs. Arost got directly involved in doing for others. During World War II, she stored clothing, medicines and foods for European refugees in her home in West Philadelphia.

      Later, she and her husband, Oscar, who died 25 years ago, opened their home to serve as foster parents for survivors of the Holocaust. The first of the foster children, 17-year-old Ella, was adopted by the Arosts.

      She was a former president of her local chapters of the Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children and the American Jewish Congress. She was a member of the Fellowship Commission, American ORT and Hadassah.

      Surviving are her daughters, Ella Friedman Mizne, Molly Staub and Lenore Sherman; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

    Occupation:
    • Assistant Buyer/

  • Sources 
    1. [S789] Molly Arost Staub - 4/11 Import.