2011-07-28 / Obituaries


Services in Brewster on July 31
Rolf A. Fein entered into rest on July 20, 2011. He was born in Leipzig, Germany on April 28, 1918, the son of William and Toni (Schloss) Fein. Rolf is a survivor of the Holocaust and the Buchenwald concentration camp.
After immigrating to the United States, Rolf enlisted into the United States Army and was assigned to Army Intelligence due to his fluency in German. He was assigned to the liberation forces and was stationed in Italy. Rolf received the Bronze Star medal for his work as an interpreter while a member of the army intelligence.
Rolf settled in Brewster in 1950, where he resided with his wife Claire and son Kenny, both of whom predeceased him. He also survived his brother Herbert Fein, who died in England, and his beloved sister Annelore Fein De Martini, of Genoa, Italy, who died in March of 2010.
Rolf is survived by his loving nieces and nephew, Isabella, Gabriella, Elisabetta, Nicoletta, Paola, Piera Luisa, Francesca and Massimo De Martini, all of whom reside in Genoa, Italy, Paris, and London.
Rolf is also survived by many loving cousins including Aliza D’Agati of Newburgh. A Memorial Service will be celebrated at 11am on Sunday July 31, at Temple Beth Elohim 31 Mt. Ebo Rd. North, Brewster. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County, 68 Stewart Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550. For online condolences please visit  beecherfuneralhome.com. He will be greatly missed.


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