Gina Ryvka (Nirenberg) Kimelman
January 25, 2019

Funeral Information

January 29 2019 - 5:00 pm
Hills of Eternity Cemetery, Colma CA
Gina Ryvka (Nirenberg) Kimelman – SURVIVOR. On January 25, 2019, 20 Sh’vat 5779. Beloved wife of the late Gerson Kimelman and sister of the late Helcia Nirenberg, Gina is survived by her loving son Mikael (Susan) Kimelman of Pittsburgh, PA, grandsons Benjamin Kimelman of Davis, CA and David Kimelman, of Washington, DC, sister Pola Abram of Millbrae, CA and nephews Leif Abram of San Francisco, CA and Steven Abram of Nashville, TN. Born in 1923 in Lodz, Poland, Gina survived the Lodz Ghetto, multiple concentration camps, and was liberated from Bergen-Belsen. After liberation, Gina lived in Sweden for 14 years before moving to San Mateo, CA in 1959. In 2009, Gina moved to Pittsburgh, PA. Interment will be held at the Hills of Eternity Cemetery in Colma, CA on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Contributions may be made to the US Holocaust Memorial and Museum ( or the Jewish Agency on Aging – AHAVA Memory Care Residence ( Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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Mikael and Family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. My deepest sympathies and prayers for your mother, tor you and your family. May God bestow his blessings.

By Ken Havrilla - January 28, 2019