In loving memory of Jacob "Jake" Penziner

April 14, 1914 - December 4, 2001

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Born in Sandisfield, MA on April 14, 1914, son of Ellis and Rose Penziner, he attended local schools and graduated from the former Sheffield High School.

Jake was a local cattle dealer in Sheffield, MA for more than 50 years, and was well known to local farmers and at the livestock auction in Hillsdale, N.Y.

He leaves his wife, the former Sara Liss, whom he married in 1937 in Hillsdale, MA; two daughters Bernice Bornstein of Becket, MA and Susan Lipton of Pittsfield, MA; eight grandchildren:  Scott, Tim, & Gini Penziner, Eric, Robin and David Bornstein, Jeffrey and Michael Lipton; and was the uncle to many nieces and nephews.  He was pre-deceased by his only son, Rodney L. Penziner, who died on May 10, 2001.

Funeral services were held at Ahavath Shalom Cemetery, Thursday, Dec. 6, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rabbi David Small of Knesset Israel Congregation, Pittsfield, officiating