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From Rabbi David J. Small

Our heartfelt wishes of Nehama to:

Three children, Fred Spaeth and his wife Eliana Tsukroff of West Hartford, Meryl Spat of Torrington, and Kenneth Spaeth and his wife Melissa Ehrenreich of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY; five grandchildren, Benjamin, Emmet, Maya, Oona and Esme; and their entire family on the passing of

Melvin Spat

Nov. 1, 2023/17 Cheshvan 5784

He was 94 years old and was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Spat, and partner, Joanne Leahy.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 5:15 p.m., in the Chapel at The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Fred Spaeth and Eliana Tsukroff, 265 Fern Street, West Hartford, following the memorial service and until 9:00 p.m. Shiva will also be observed on Monday, Nov. 6, from 6:30-9:00 p.m., with minyan at 7:15 p.m., also at the Spaeth residence.

Memorial donations may be made to Rabbi Small's Discretionary Fund, The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117 or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, www.michaeljfox.org

May his memory forever be a blessing.

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