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Simple Services Mark Funeral of Noted Merchant Who Died on Titanic
Funeral services for Isidor Straus, who, with his wife, met death on the Titanic, and whose body was later recovered by the steamer Mackay-Bennett, were held to-day in the old family mansion at Broadway and One Hundred and Fifth street. Only relatives and intimate friends of the family were present. Probably 150 person followed the cortege to Bethel Cemetery in Cypress Hills. Rev. Samuel Schulman conducted the services.

Following the hearse there were about forty automobiles and five coaches.

Among those accompanying the remains to the grave were Mr. Straus' three sons and three daughters, his brother, Oscar Straus with Mrs. Straus and their son, Roger Straus, Mrs. Edward Schaefer, Mrs. Robert Guggenheim, Mrs. Hochstadter and Supreme Justices Greenbaum and Lehman.

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Original article digitized by the New York Public Library

Retrieved from the Library of Congress' Chronicling America web site,


Encyclopedia Titanica (2012) ISIDOR STRAUS BURIED IN BETH EL CEMETERY ( ref: #18677, published 11 June 2012, generated 24th June 2021 12:33:28 PM); URL :