Funeral for Holocaust survivor Issy Hahn tomorrow

15:18 02 June 2014

Holocaust survivor Issy Hahn

Holocaust survivor Issy Hahn


The funeral for Redbridge Holocaust survivor Issy Hahn will take place tomorrow at 2.30pm in Rainham.

Holocaust survivor Issy Hahn at the Leon Greenman memorial Valentines Park, IlfordHolocaust survivor Issy Hahn at the Leon Greenman memorial Valentines Park, Ilford

Issy died at his Clayhall home on Saturday aged 85, after suffering heart failure.

A survivor of six concentration camps, three forced labour camps and two death marches, he spent the rest of his life campaigning to ensure the horrors of the Holocaust were not repeated.

He leaves a widow, Lena, 86, sons Stanley and David, daughter Helen, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at Rainham cemetery, Upminster Road North, RM13 9SB at 2.30pm.

Latest Ilford News Stories

Redbridge Town Hall

A High Court judge has criticised Redbridge Council social services bosses over their handling of a case involving a two-year-old girl who may be taken from the care of her mother.

Anum Iqbal, 5 making a halloween hat at Redbridge Library Fabula Festival.

A celebration of the arts brought a vivid splash of colour to the borough’s busiest library this weekend.

On Sunday afternoon, members of the church in in Aldborough Road North, Aldborough Hatch, spent two hours peeling four large sacks of onions. Credit: Ron Jeffries

Members of St Peter’s Church shed tears this weekend as they undertook preparations for the annual Christmas market this November.

Children and adults take part in the Haven House Pumpkin Plod Halloween fundraiser in Woodford Green. All Pictures Vickie Flores.

If you went into the woods this weekend you were is for a seasonal surprise.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists


£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now