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.

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