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Molly Kiejdan

Molly Kiejdan

Thursday, April 2nd, 1925 - Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Obituary

KIEJDAN, MOLLY - 96, of Linwood and Aventura, Florida, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2021 in her home surrounded by her family.
Molly, a Holocaust survivor, was raised in Vilno, Poland. She was the eldest of five children. Her siblings and parents, Reuven and Shayna Avidon, were murdered in the Holocaust. Molly survived the horrors of the Holocaust, the details of which are contained in her recently published memoir entitled, "From the Vilna Ghetto to the United States and Liberty." Molly and her beloved husband, Pinchus Kiejdan, were among the few survivors of the Vilna Ghetto. Molly, her husband and young son, Michael, emigrated to New York.aboard the SS Marine Jumper on February 16, 1949. The early years in the U.S. were challenging but they were able to thrive in the land of opportunity and freedom. Their future success was based upon hard work and accumulated knowledge. Pinchus Kiejdan became a successful builder and land developer. Molly and Pinchus gave back to society by becoming pillars of the community, including significant contributions and efforts for various educational end religious entities. Molly had a zest for life and had many interests. She was fluent and versatile in several languages. She was an outstanding homemaker, great cook, excellent sense of humor, inviting hostess and wonderful matriarch to the Kiejdan family. Molly's family members and friends are extremely proud of her accomplishments and the manner in which she achieved her goals. She leaves a legacy of strength, both physical and emotional.
Molly Kiejdan, is an outstanding example of a person accomplishing good after horror and desolation. She is an exemplar of the strength to survive and the ability to love. She is a great mother whose story can remind us that life is a precious gift that should not be wasted. It also reminds us of the special place mothers have in our lives.
Molly is predeceasd by her beloved huband, Pinchus Kiejdan. Molly will be deeply missed by children;
Michael (Jodi) Kiejdan, Edith (Irving) Jacoby, Ralph Kiejdan, Robert (Fern) Kiejdan, Alex (Gail) Kiejdan and Renee ( Stephen Rush) Kiejdan Rush; thirteen grandchildren; Sheri Kiejdan, Rachael (Ed) Meserole, Max (Elianne) Kiejdan, Sid (Stav) Jacoby, Stacie (Matt) Elias, Richard Jacoby, Adam Kiejdan, Danielle Kiejdan, Lauren Berman, Shayna (John) Dean, Tybee (Shachar) Sinvani, Paul Kiejdan and Noah Kiejdan. Eleven great grandchildren and her companion and friend, Barbara Wawiorko. It is a Jewish proverb that "The only true dead are those who have been forgotten." Molly lives on. Her six children continue their parents' legacy under the name Kiejdan Family LLC.
Graveside services will take place at Rodef Sholom Cemetery on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Avenue, Margate, N.J. Arrangements entrusted to to Roth-Goldstein's Memorial Chapel, Atlantic City, N.J.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Rodef Sholom Cemetery
    Address
    6691 Black Horse Pike
    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ 08234
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  • Interment

    Location
    Rodef Sholom Cemetery
    Address
    6691 Black Horse Pike
    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ 08234
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Ewelina Gardecka

Posted at 04:04pm
Dear Molly's family,
I would like to express my deepest condolences to all Molly's family members. Dear Molly - a good woman, mother, grandmother and my great friend. Spending a great part of my life in company of Molly and her relatives was a wonderful and amazing time. It was a pleasure to be a part of your kind and helpful family. Always in my memory. Our prayers are with You. Sending our love, Bogi (from Poland Bogusia Węgrzyn, Elżbieta &Jerzy Wegrzyn&Marysia Jabłecka
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Posted at 02:19pm
We're thinking of you during this difficult time. Your mom lived an extraordinary life and her legacy will continue. Sending our love. Marsha & Dave
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Sue & Herb Eliaa

Posted at 08:02pm
Our heartfelt sympathies to you and your family for the loss of your beloved mother. May her memory be a blessing and a comfort to you always.
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Heartfelt Sympathies

Posted at 01:29pm
With sincerest heartfelt condolences to the Kiejdan Families , Mila and the DPM Staff
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Edie Jacoby Posted at 12:12pm

Thank you for the memorial tree planted in memory of our beloved mother.
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Nancy and John Sullivan

Posted at 03:51pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Edie Jacoby Posted at 12:15pm

Thank you for the memorial tree that was planted in memory of our mother.
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