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Bessie (Devorah Bashe) Pickholtz Kraus
born in Zalosce, East Galicia, died in Pittsburgh 19 April 1953
(by granddaughter, Terry Kraus)

Grandma Kraus taught Sunday School.  She was a homemaker; she was a very
gentle lady.  She was very careful about her appearance.  She was a
"Yiddishe mother."  When my mom first met her, she said "BeBe, I've known
you all your life."  She used to live in my mother's grandfather's house.
It was a large home converted into apartments when the children left, and
my father's family lived on the second floor.

Her husband was a salesman; a kind man and a gentle person who kept to

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