Mrs. Devorah (Dawn) Nates of Johannesburg South Africa, passed away on Monday night, 17th of Tammuz.
She was 66 and had suffered from an illness for the past two years.
A member of the Oxford Shul led by Rabbi Yossi Chaikin, Mrs. Nates was heavily involved in women’s activities in South Africa. She worked for (and led) the offices of the Jewish Women’s Guild of South Africa.
Mrs. Nates was known as a most kind and caring person, always looking out for family, friends and what she could do to help others.
For the past 7 years she dedicated her life to taking care of her 92-year-old mother, who lived in her house.
She is survived by her children: Rebbetzin Aviva Fox – Pretoria, South Africa; Dr. Wayne Nates, Winnipeg, Canada; Mrs. Ariella Kohn – Crown Heights, NY and Mrs. Yael Tessler – Tzafria, Israel and many grandchildren KA”H.
She is also survived by her mother, a sister and 2 brothers.
Shiva (until Monday July 21st) is at the Fox residence in Pretoria:
43 Bronkhorst Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Info. for Nichum Aveilim:
Please note South Africa is currently 6 hours ahead of NY-Eastern Time
Home telephone number: (011) 27 12 346 7984
Email address: [email protected]
Wayne’s email: [email protected]
Aviva’s cell phone: 011 27 82 412 8877
Ariella’s cell phone is: (011) 27 73 081 2111
Email: [email protected]
Yael’s email: [email protected]
Baruch Dayan Haemes.