Name of father, occupation
Owned a horse and wagon company
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Golda Rivka Mermelstein,
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Who survived the Holocaust?
Sara and a few cousins
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Where did you go after being liberated?
Home to see if anyone survived
When did you come to the United States?
When and where were you married?
1st marriage in Displaced Persons (DP) Camp, 2nd marriage in Detroit, Michigan
William Goodman (1st), Morris Tugman(2nd)
Marty, restaurant owner; Ruthie, stay-at home mother; Moishe, restaurant owner; Eva, teacher; Felicia, warrant engineer; Rachel, computer engineer
Beth, Ian, Matt, Jill, Mindy, Sorala, Estee, Leah, Shayna, Aleeza, Jereme, Danny, Jenifer, Ari, Sara and Eden
What do you think helped you to survive?
She hoped to be reunited with those in her family that survived.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?