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Mother of Grandsons of Titanic Victim Still Suffers From Shock of Children's Fall
Funeral services for the two children of Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Waldman, Terence, 4, and Benjamin, fourteen months old, grandchildren of Benjamin Guggenheim, a victim of the Titanic disaster, who were killed Friday afternoon in a fall from the roof of the sixteen-story apartment hotel, The Surrey, 20 East Seventy-sixth Street, will be held this morning at 10 o'clock in Salem Fields Chapel.

The mother, who saw her children fall to the roof of a three-story building adjoining the hotel and made an ineffectual effort to save them, is still prostrated with grief and is
a semi-hysterical condition. Mr. Waldman is in Europe.

The children reposed yesterday in two white doeskin coffins in the Universal Funeral Chapel at 597 Lexington Avenue, surrounded by many floral pieces. Widespread sympathy over the tragedy was expressed in many ways. Many persons telephoned to the Hotel Plaza, where Mrs. Waldman and her children had been staying since their arrival from Europe a few days ago, inquiring where they could send flowers.

Mrs. Waldman left the Plaza, where her mother, Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim was staying, Friday afternoon to call on her cousin, Mrs. Cornelius R. Love Jr., a daughter of Rear Admiral Louis M. Josephthal who had just moved into a penthouse apartment on the roof of The Surrey after returning from her honeymoon trip. The accident occurred apparently after Mrs. Waldman had strolled about in the skyscraper roof garden and paused with the children at the edge of a three-foot tile parapet.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) 2 GUGGENHEIM HEIRS WILL BE BURIED TODAY (New York Times, Sunday 21st October 1928, ref: #3720, published 10 September 2004, generated 28th July 2021 03:01:36 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/2-guggenheim-heirs-will-be-buried-today.html