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Milestones May 2013

Cayard—Leonora Balla Cayard, 88, on December 14, 2012, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Leonora was born on September 15, 1924, in Muenster, Germany, to Gertrud Hecht and Emil Balla, and grew up in Marburg, Germany, where her father was professor of Hebrew Language and Old Testament literature at Marburg University. She was eight years old when Hitler came to power and 14 when World War II started in Germany. Her parents were known opponents of the Nazi régime, and her mother’s father was of Jewish descent. Only the hand of God and a friendly administrator at the university protected them. During🔒

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Death notices for Leonora Balla Cayard, Frank Lonstreth, Jeremy Hardin Mott, Ceal Phelan, Arnold Chase Satterthwait, and Daniel Test Young.


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