News report Funeral (July 26, 1937): Detailed report of the funeral obsequies. Front page story repeats the detail of the drowning death of Mrs. Clara Here, her sister, Miss. Shirley Shafer, and her brother, David Shafer. Huge crowd of 'Thousands' of people attended the funeral and wept at this family tragedy. Eulogy and prayers given by Rabbi Hershorn..
News Story: Mrs. Herer came to visit her children in local summer camp. She went swimming there alone, suddenly cried out for help. Her sister, Shirley Shafer, then her brother, David Shafer, went in to save her, but both began to drown. The two women were dragged out alive by rescuers, but died despite medical effort to resuscitate them. David drowned and was recovered, dead.