Medical Certificate : paper : Printed : ink, coloured pencil : Beige, blue, purple ; Ht: 14,5 cm x W: 19 cm
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December 17, 1956
Stock document, filled in by hand, magistrate letterhead, details and date stamped, left edge is perforated. Certificate of Illness No. 23334 for Zita Lorincz, Hungarian refugees, states that they were ill Narrative: Rev. Isodore Lorincz was born 6 January 1908 in Hungary. His parents were Lowi Netti and Loliner (?) Jakob. He attended high school and Yeshiva, and graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary of Budapest with ordination and smicha. During World War 2 his family was killed in Auschwitz. He came to Canada in 1957 after fleeing the revolution in Hungary. He and his wife, Zita, lived with their cousin Eugene Lorincz when they first arrived. Isadore served in two congregations before serving the Shaare Zedek Congregation as ritual director, then as Chazzan Sheni with a congregation in Hamilton, Ontario, for three years. Afterwards he served as rabbi in Port Colborne, Ontario. He settled in Montreal, Quebec, in 1962 where he became Chazzan Sheni for the next 26 years. He and Zita continued to live in Montreal until there death around 2005. Zita was born 2 Jan 1917 in Nograd, Hungary.