Rytlya Ritenband



Day and Time of Service: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Location of Service:   Ross' Shalom Chapels, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield, N.J. 07081
Interment: Beth Joseph Cemetery, Newark, N.J.

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Rytlya Ritenband on Saturday, August 18, 2012 of Somerset. She was 95.  Born in Uzlyany, Belarus she was evacuated during WWII to Tashkent, the capitol of Uzbekistan.  She lived there from 1949 until 1991 when she emigrated to the U.S. first settling in Elizabeth where she lived until 4 or 5 years ago when she relocated to Somerset, N.J..  While in Tashkent she attended university and graduated with a degree as a medical doctor.  She practiced as a pediatrician and later as a child psychiatrist in Tashkent, until moving to the United States.  She had been a member of the Bris Avrohom in Hillside, N.J. and the Elmora Hebrew Congregation in Elizabeth.  She is survived by her beloved son Pavel Mayzel and her devoted daughter-in-law Isabella Mayzel, Esq. as well as dear grandchildren Lenny and Alla Mayzel.