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March 18, 1994 - Image 141

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-03-18

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Esther Jones

Esther K. Jones, 78, of
Franklin, died March 8. She
was the owner of Esther Jones
Linen at Claire Pearone's at
Somerset, a specialty items bou-
tique. She was past president
of UJA Women's Division, on
the national board of Women's
Division UJA, a founding aux-
iliary board member of Sinai
Hospital Women's Guild.
She leaves her husband, Ben;
daughters and sons-in-law,
Judy and Mark Petricoff of
Cincinnati, Linda and Edward
Morse of New York City, Karen
and Dr. David Stutz of Saraso-
ta, Fla.; son and daughter-in-
law, David and Rory Jones of
New York City; brother,
Leonard Kasle; eight grand-

Guelfo Zamboni

Rome (JTA) — Guelfo Zamboni,
an Italian diplomat who saved
nearly 300 Jews during World
War II by giving them false pa-
pers, died in Rome at the age of
"The State of Israel salutes
with emotion and admiration
the memory of Guelfo Zamboni,
who during the most difficult
hours, knew how to stand up to
barbarity and save hundreds of
Jews from death," a statement
from the Israeli Embassy in
Rome said, following Mr. Zam-
boni's death.
In 1943, Mr. Zamboni was
Italian consul in Salonika,
Greece, when the city's 55,000
Jews came under the harsh per-
secution of the Nazi occupiers,
who began deportations to
Auschwitz in March of that
He was able to get docu-
ments that enabled 280 Jews to
flee to Athens, which was un-
der Italian military occupation,
thus saving them from depor-
In October 1992, Israeli Am-
bassador to Italy Avi Pazner
conferred on Mr. Zamboni the
medal of honor from Yad Va-
hem, and 280 trees were plant-
ed in Jerusalem — one for each
of the Jews he saved.
"Mr. Zamboni was one of
those Italians who, in the dark-
est hour, remembered they had
hearts," said Tullia Zevi, presi-
dent of the Union of Italian Jew-
ish Communities.
"For this, we honor him and
remember him with great af-
fection and respect," she said.

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