David Weiss

 

Age: 100

 

Summary: Polish-born Holocaust survivor who escaped death in both world wars and remained deeply faithful when he was sent to the Nazi concentration camp where his pregnant wife, Rivkah, and three children were killed in Poland's Auschwitz gas chamber during World War II, who moved to Israel after the war and became a truck driver, but moved to Brooklyn, New York after his second wife, Chaya, died of cancer and later earned a living in a knitting factory despite his difficulty in learning English.

 

 

Cause of Death: House fire

 

Born: circa 1908

 

Died: January 31, 2009

 

Location: Williamsburg, New York