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Irene Frisch, 90, of West Hartford, formerly of Teaneck and Fort Lee, N.J., died Nov. 7. She was the widow of Eugene Frisch, Raised in Drogobycz, Poland, she was the daughter of the late Sarah and Israel Bienstock. She survived the Holocaust and later served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). After liberation, she served in the IDF. In later years, she frequently wrote about her Holocaust experience and was published in several periodicals, including the Connecticut Jewish Ledger. She is survived by her children, Benjamin (Randy) Frisch and his former wife Wendy; Sharone Kornman and her husband Paul; and her  grandchildren, Jacob, Isabel, Joseph and Ariel. She was also predeceased by her siblings, Pola and Ludwig, and by Frances Sobkowa, the Righteous Gentile who hid her during the Holocaust.


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