Double Funeral Services for Samuel Kahan and Mother
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Double Funeral Services for Samuel Kahan and Mother

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Double funeral services were conducted on Friday for Samuel Kahan, prominent in Brooklyn Jewish charitable and communal circles, and his mother Mrs. Feiga Stuchinsky who died within twenty minutes of each other.

Mr. Kahan who was fifty-seven years old, died of a cerebral hemorrhage. His mother, grief stricken, passed away twenty minutes later. She was eighty-seven years old. Both were buried in New Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Mr. Kahan was chairman of the board of trustees of Temple Ahavath Sholom. He made generous gifts to the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities. A widow and five children survive.

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