Pinkas Grussgott, also known as Pinchu, Paul, Pinchas & Zaidy. Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather. Passed away peacefully at the grand age of 93 on September 6th, 2008. My father, Pinchas Elemelech was born on November 23, 1914 in Pericin, Czechoslovakia. My father was the only survivor of his immediate family of Mother, Father and six brothers and sisters.
He survived Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Dernau, Flossenburg & Schotterwork and returned to Zetec to see who was left of his family. He later married my mother Margaret Stern. Before immigrating to America, they had my two brothers Jack & Leslie. The left and traveled on the Queen Mary to America and nine months later, I was born.
I remember on many occasions, my father asking me why he had survived the Holocaust. My response to him was that he had survived to have children, grandchildren & G-d willing to have Great Grandchildren.
With his passing he leaves a legacy of his wife, three children & their wives, 9 Grandchildren and their wives and 6 Great Grandchildren.
The family would like to thank all for your condolences.
Dad, we will all miss you. Love Sam