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Bangor—Samuel Less, 87, died Sept. 7, 1987 at his home after a long illness. He was born in Russia, April 29, 1900, the son of Jacob and Bessie Less. Mr. Less was the owner and operator of the Independent Hide Co. of Pittsfield for more than 50 years. He was a member of the Congregation Beth Abraham and the Chevra Kodisha Committee of the Congregation, the B.P.P. Elks. Lodge No. 244, and the Jewish Community Center, all in Bangor. Surviving are his wife, Ida (Chesner) Less, two daughters, and a son-in-law. Anna and Irving Silverberg and Beatrice Kaskin, all of Bangor: a son and daughter-in-law. Anna and Irving Silverberg and Beatrice Kaskin, all of Bangor: a son and daughter-in-law Gerald H. and Brenda Less of Peabody, Mass.: two sisters Sonya Kaplan and Freida Gilead, both of Israel: five grandchildren, Joel Silverberg, Jonathan Kaskin, Wendy Silverberg, Brian Less, and Goffrey Less: two great-grandchildren: several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1987 at the Jewish Funeral Chapel, Center Street, Bangor, with Rabbi Henry Isaacs officiating. Internment will be in Beth Abraham Cemetary. Memorial week will be observed at the family home, 58 Penobscot St., Bangor. Friends who wish may contribute in the memory to the Chevra Kodisha Committee of Congregation Beth Abraham, care of Abe Striar, 145 York St., Bangor. Arrangements by Brookings-Smith.
Thank you to Beth Abraham Cemetery Assn for the information
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