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Elie Assaraf

March 3, 1935 — December 26, 2023

Philadelphia

Elie Assaraf

Elie Assaraf, age 88, passed away December 26, 2023. Beloved husband to the late Rebecca Assaraf (Miller). Loving father of Avi and Michelle. Adoring grandfather of Justin Asaraf, Jamie Sharabani and Joshua Asaraf. Survived by his brothers Nissim (Israel) and Moshe and the neices and nephews of his brothers and late sisters, Chasiba, Susanne Monsonego, Rosette, Miriam and Judith. [we pray our family in Israel are safe]  

Elie was born in Morocco and found his way to Israel on his own as a teenager. Married in 1963 and move to Philadelphia in 1964. In a few short years he opened and operated an electrical contracting business for over 35 years, along with some other business ventures. Our father\grandfather\uncle most noteworthy attribute was his desire to help anyone who asked for help. So many of our friends and family in America and Israel could share their stories of his generosity - this is his legacy.  

Family and Friends are invited to his Graveside Service on Sunday December, 31 2023 at 11:00 am at Mt. Sharon Cemetery, 502 E Springfield Rd, Springfield, PA 19064.

Seudat Havara'ah (Shiva) will be at 1801 S. Bancroft St., Philadelphia, PA 19145. (for GPS, use the address 1801 S. 16th St. Philadelphia PA) > this will bring you to the corner of 16th & Moore Sts. > turn left onto Moore >  in 6 feet, on the left side is the entrance to a courtyard > we'll let you know if parking is available otherwise there should be free street parking on Moore St or other blocks.  (1801 S Bancroft is the corner home at Bancroft and Moore St)

Contributions in his memory can be may made to Sharsheret.org (Breast Cancer) or Give2.chop.edu

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Graveside Service

Sunday, December 31, 2023

11:00am - 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

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