Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel

1985 South Taylor Road, Cleveland Heights, OH


Helen Cyncynatus

March 15, 1922July 5, 2019

Helen Cyncynatus, a Holocaust survivor, beloved wife of the late Morris; devoted and adored mother of Ruth (Ivan) Barna and Jerry (Diane) Cyncynatus; cherished grandmother of Steven, Lisa and David Barna, Kaitlyn, Jeremy and Mara Cyncynatus; loving great grandmother of Lea, Ela, Nina, Leo, Maya, Reed, Lyla and Isabel; Helen is the last sibling of 8, Esther, Ziba, Yosel, Zvi, Froim, Kaza and Eidel.

Services were held Sunday July 7, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel 1985 South Taylor Rd. Cleveland Heights.

Interment took place at Zion Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends immediately following interment at the Sherri Park Apartments Social room 2111 Acacia Park Drive Lyndhurst to 8:30 PM. Then Monday through Wednesday at the residence 2111 Acacia Pk. Dr. suite #512 Lyndhurst. From 1-4 PM and 7-9 PM.

In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to Kol Israel Foundation 3681 Green Rd. #306, Beachwood, 44122.

To view the video of this service please navigate to https://youtu.be/3M3q-KGUDAQ


  • Funeral Services Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • Interment Sunday, July 7, 2019


Helen Cyncynatus

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Mara Cyncynatus

July 7, 2019

I am very sad about the loss of my grandma.

Rest in peace Granny.

Unfortunately, I can not be there in person to say goodbye to you.

I wish the whole family strength for the hard time.

Andrea Schwarz (former Degenkolb)

July 7, 2019

I am deeply sorry for your loss.
May Helen Rest In Peace.

Wishing you peace and courage at this difficult time. 

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