Heritage Roll of Honor
In memory of my father Eric NADEL,grandfather Leo NADEL, and my
NADEL, FAINSTEIN, BRUSKIN and KHONKEL relatives.
Dedicated to the memory of my Litvak ancestors
My beloved maternal grandmother, Tillie KRYNICKI GRUBER
and her ancestors from Lazdijai and Liskiava:
KRYNICKI, SZPERLING, NEJERMAN, FREJD, and WERSTOMINSKI FamiliesMy beloved paternal grandfather, Adolph R. ABEL, born Mosedis, KaunasWith heartfelt gratitude to LitvakSIG for helping me document their lives.
Their memories are forever a blessing to all who knew them.
Jody Abel Tzucker
In loving memory of my family in Vilna
Uncle Mordukh BASTUNSKI,
Aunt Rachel WAJN BASTUNSKI,
Cousins Meier, Maishke and Chasia BASTUNSKI
Uncle Jankiel BASTUNSKI,
Aunt Taibe ALPEROWICZ BASTUNSKI
Cousin Chana BASTUNSKI
And my family in Eisiskes
Grandparents Eli BASTUNSKI and
Etel KAGANOVICH BASTUNSKI
Uncle Samuel BASTUNSKI and
Aunt Rivka RUDZIAN BASTUNSKI
Cousins Sorke, Leib, and Maishke BASTUNSKI
Uncle Abram KAPLAN and
Aunt Altke BASTUNSKI KAPLAN
Cousins Maishke and Rochele KAPLAN
All murdered by the Nazis
Bastunski family of Vilna and Eisiskes gathered in November, 1938 to say goodbye to Batia Bastunski, who was leaving for America.
Front row: Maishke Kaplan, Rochele Kaplan, Maishke Bastunski Second row: Altke Kaplan, Etel Bastunski, Eli Bastunski, Rivka Bastunski
Back row: Avram Kaplan, Mordukh Bastunski, Rachel Wajn Bastunski,
Batia Bastunski , Leib Bastunski, Samuel Bastunski.
And in gratitude to LitvakSIG for enabling me to
find listings of my family in archival records
such as the amazingly valuable
Vilna Household Registers
in honor of
HOWARD MARGOL on his 92nd birthday
with deep affection and appreciation for his ongoing dedication to LitvakSIG and Litvak Research
Judy Baston, Grant Gochin, Barry Halpern, Carol Hoffman, Eden Joachim, Dorothy Leivers, Ralph Salinger, Phil Shapiro, Amy Wachs