Raymond, Richie

Plot Location2G20
SurnameRaymond
Given Name(s)Richie (Rachel)
Place of BirthShanghai
Date of Birth (Eng)circa 1887
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)December 29, 1958
Date of Death (Heb)18 Tevet 5719
Age at Death72
Hebrew Nameריתגי
Spouse’s NameAlbert Raymond (2G21)
Father’s NameDavid Hai Silas
Mother’s NameKate Ezekiel
Other Surnames 
SexF
Marital StatusW
Maiden NameSilas
Title (e.g., Dr) 
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataSiblings: Charles David Silas (2H21), Mena David Silas (b. circa 1886, Shanghai; d. March 1979, UK), Louise Silas (b. circa 1889, Shanghai; d. June 1971, London, UK), Rebecca Beatrice Silas Haskell (b. circa 1891, Shanghai; d. August 4, 1954, London, UK), Frederick David Silas (b. circa 1893, Shanghai; d. September 1933, London, UK), Joyce Sophie Silas (b. circa 1898, Shanghai; d. April 9, 1990, Napa, CA), Arthur David Silas (b. circa 1901, HK; d. September 1979, London, UK) and Mabel Silas (b. circa 1904).
Inscription (Eng)IN LOVING MEMORY OF
RICHIE RAYMOND.
DEARLY BELOVED WIFE OF ALBERT RAYMOND
DIED 29TH DECEMBER. 1958
Inscription (Heb)בעלת נפש נציבה ורוח נמוכה נפבצת בעמה מנהלת עדתה עוסקת בצרכי צבור באנונה הלכ היא ה״מ ריתגי אשת אלבת רימונד נ״ע נלב״עת י״ח טבת התשיט יהיו ימיה ע״ב שנה תנצ״בה
Inscription (Other)“246” on front of slab
HistoricalShe was a volunteer nurse during the war. She was also very active in the early years of the Jewish Women’s Association of Hong Kong.

She and Albert were married in Ohel Leah Synagogue on September 2, 1906.

She was residing at Marina House on Queen’s Road Central at the time of her death. Edinburgh Tower stands on the site today.

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