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Olga (Gould) Gurwitz.

WORCESTER Olga (Gould) Gurwitz, 88, of 245 East 6th St., Apt. 1125, New York City, died on Monday, May 25th in New York Hospital in Manhattan after a long illness.

Her husband, William Gurwitz died in 1974. She leaves a son, Gerson "Butch" Gurwitz of Douglas; a daughter, Marlene Gurwitz-Baragano of New York City; a sister, Clara Gurwitz of Woonsocket, RI and a grandson, William Djuric. She was predeceased by her two brothers, David and Morris Gould.

She was born in Russia, a daughter of Gerson and Fannie (Slate) Gould and lived in Worcester over 80 years, before moving to New York City 7 years ago.

With her husband she owned and operated Hilltop Farms Stores in Worcester, Paxton and Millbury.

She was a member of Worcester Chapter of Hadassah, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Jewish Healthcare Center, and Yeshiva Achei Timimim.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, May 27th in Perlman Funeral Home, 1026 Main St. Burial will be in B'Nai Brith Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 350 Plantation St., Worcester, 01604.

Memorial observance will be announced at the time of the funeral.

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Date:May 26, 2009
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