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Hyman Perew
PEREW, Hyman Perew, of Colchester died Friday evening, September 15, 2006 at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyn (Levine) Perew. He was born October 16, 1911 in Nemeczyn, Poland. He was one of six children of the late Leba and Tzemach Perevoskin. After his father died when Hyman was six years old, he and his brothers Aaron and Joshua took care of their mother and sisters, Chana, Chaya, and Sara. The family were cattle dealers in Poland until World War II. Only Hyman and his beloved late sister Sara Schulman survived the Holocaust. They came to America in 1949 and after working on the Lower Eastside in New York for a year they moved to Colchester. Hyman was in the poultry business until he retired at age 87. He was the most wonderful father to Arlene Tannenbaum of Easton, MA, Sidney Perew of West Hartford, and Ann Wright of Port St. Luce, FL. Cherished father-in-law of Dr. Jeffrey Tannenbaum, Edie Perew, and Bob Wright. He was adored by his grandchildren, Lev, Heidi, Ari, Elana, Joshua, and Dov. He was devoted to and loved by his late sister Sara and her children, Faye, Libby and Fred. Hyman was an active member of Congregation Ahavath Achim in Colchester for over 50 years. He was a member of the Central Connecticut Farmers Co-op and served on their Board of Directors. Hyman was a kind, gentle, loving man who always had a good word for everyone and a smile on his face. He would often offer help to anyone he met regardless of who they were. He lived by the moto, “make someone happy and you will be happy too”. Funeral services will be held TODAY, Sunday at 2:00 PM at Congregation Ahavath Achim, 84 Lebanon Avenue, Colchester with Rabbi Kenneth Alter officiating. Interment will follow in Congregation Ahavath Achim Cemetery, Colchester. Shiva will be observed at the home of his son, Sidney Perew. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Ahavath Achim or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Hyman with his family, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.

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