Lillian Friedlander Small

Lillian F. Small, 104, who with her husband donated money to help save the historic Adas Israel synagogue in Washington, died
Oct. 5 of respiratory failure at her home in Chevy Chase.
In 1975, Mrs. Small and her husband, Albert Small, made a key contribution to help move the District's oldest synagogue from
Sixth and G streets NW to its current location at Third and G streets NW, to avoid demolition for a new Metro headquarters.
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, located within Adas Israel, named a museum on the premises after Lillian
and Albert Small.
Lillian Friedlander Small was born in Manhattan and moved to Washington with her family in 1915. She graduated from the old
Central High School in 1920.
From 1945 to 1995, Mrs. Small volunteered with the National Council for Jewish Women's Golden Age Club preparing and
serving meals to older Washington residents.
Her husband of 64 years died in 1987.
Survivors include two children, Albert H. Small of Bethesda and Carolyn S. Alper of Washington; five grandchildren; and seven
-- Lauren Wiseman