World's oldest Jewish person dies

The oldest documented Jewish person died on Tuesday due to a heart attack at 113 years old. According to her family Evelyn Kozak, of Kensington,

Evelyn Kozak was 113 years old and lived in Kensington.

Evelyn Kozak was 113 years old and lived in Kensington. (6/16/13)

BROOKLYN - The oldest documented Jewish person died on Tuesday due to a heart attack at 113 years old.

According to her family Evelyn Kozak, of Kensington, was full of life until the end despite her advanced age.

Kozak was born in Manhattan and passed away in her Brooklyn home, where she lived with her granddaughter and grandchildren.

Kozak leaves behind five children, ten grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. She was the seventh-oldest person in the world. 

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