Irene Petrinitz

"Don't hate. Hate kills. Don't be prejudiced."

Name at birth
Irene Thirman
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Name of father, occupation
Joseph Thirman, owned a transportation business
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Serena Thirman, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, one brother Marcel- two years older than me, me, and one sister Clara- two years younger who passed away at age 3.
Who survived the Holocaust?
Me and my brother Marcel Thirman, a cousin on my mother's side, Violet Klein, and her father's brother.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Occupation after the war
Worked at Army Surplus Business/Homemaker
Alex Petrinitz, Grocer in Europe then a welder for Chrysler
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Don't hate. Hate kills. Don't be prejudiced.

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