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Subject:  Hymie Adler, RIP Date:  11/19/2003  5:03 PM
Author:  dovbaer6 Number:  2048 of 22782

Hymie Adler died last Wednesday and was buried on Friday in upstate New York.

Hymie was a kosher butcher. I met him in 1969 when I was 17, and he was around 50. I accompanied my mother to Hymies shop to pick up some Kosher meat. He was a very warm individual and was immediately friendly to me, asking me questions about where I wanted to go to college, what shul I went to, did I have a girlfriend, etc.

Hymie was born in Poland in 1920. When He was 19, the Nazis occupied