Patricia Klindienst <epk13@...>
With the help of a generous fellow researcher, I have just discovered information that I hope will lead me to people who might be able to tell me about the fate of the extended family I have been searching for some time.
I need help locating the children or grandchildren of Gary BERTINI, born Shloyme GOLERANT in BRICHEVA, Bessarabia [Romania] in 1927. He was brought to Israel by his family in 1946, where he became an internationally famous conductor and composer. His parents were Berta LICHT and K. A. BERTINI (Am GOLERANT).
For some time now I have been researching a branch of the extended SPIWAK family including Roza LICHT of Briceva, daughter of Gavril Licht, a tavern owner there. Roza married Yakov VOLMAN of CAPRESTI, son of Leizer VOLMAN and Sore SPIWAK (of ORGEYEV). But until now, I didn't know Roza had a sister, or that her sister's name was Berta. I have just learned that Roza's sister Berta became a doctor and biologist and married K.A. Bertini, a poet and translator, and was the mother of Gary Bertini. Perhaps if I can find relatives of Gary BERTINI (GOLERANT), they may have information about the fate of Berta's sister Roza and her branch of the family, including Roza's daughter Perl, born in 1929.
For more information about GOLERANT - BERTINI father and son, see the Bricheva Kehilalink page. For images of the sisters Roza and Berta LICHT, see the Briceva Yizkor Book, pp. 118, 128, 152. Note that the opening story of the Yizkor book for Briceva is by K.A. Bertini.
Though Leizer, Yakov, and Roza VOLMAN are listed as victims of the Holocaust in Yizkor necrologies and Yad Vashem, nothing more is noted about how they died, when or where. I have found nothing at all regarding the fate of Sore or her granddaughter, Perla, though I have found a JDC list of Jewish refugees who received packages during the war, and a Perl WOLMAN (an alternative spelling the family sometimes used) appears on a list for June 1943. Her address in Kazahkstan is listed as:
Stanzia Tchu, Selo Voroshilovka,
Uliza Krasnaya, Vostotchanaya 36
[care of] KRUTIANSKY
If anyone is connected with any of these people and can help me reach the GOLERANT - BERTINI family in Israel (or the KRUTIANSKY family) to ask about the fate of Roza LICHT VOLMAN and her family, I would be very grateful.
Guilford, CT USA
SPIWAK /SPIVAK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, and Capresti, Bessarabia; Mendoza, Argentina; and Queens.
SCHAPOSCHNIK / ZAPOSNEK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Elisavetgrad, or Mendoza, Argentina; and their related names, SHAPIN, SHAPIRO of Mendoza, Argentina, Chile, Canada, and the US.
SCHOCHETMAN of Odessa (who became SCHACHT in the US).
MILSTEIN of Orgeyev & Kishinev.
WOLMAN/VOLLMAN of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Capresti.
TSAREVKAN/CIRIFCAN/SARAFCONN of Orgeyev, Teleneshti, Argentina, Uruguay, becoming COHEN in the US.
BELINKSY of Odessa and Philadelphia.
KALIK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, and Mendoza, Argentina.
BURD of Chukelteny, Orgeyev, and Kishinev, Bessarabia.
LICHT of Briceva and Capresti.
GOLDENBERG of Kishinev.
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