Oldest Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story
Joe Bach, resident at the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCL) in Chelsea, MA, is finally sharing his story with the world, all thanks to the efforts of Joe’s family and LFCL Activity Services Director, Sharon Loveridge, who reached out to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
Loveridge wrote a beautiful article that was published in the Jewish Journal today, which we are honored to share.
“When you first meet Joe Bach, you immediately notice his warm smile and gentle touch. At the age of 107, Joe – a resident at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea – and his wife Irene, who is a young and very beautiful 90 – go for walks, hold hands in the café and enjoy spending time together, after being married for 68 years.
Joe had been living at the Center for about one month when I went in to say hello, as I had done many times before. That day, however, was different…”