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  Tevet 6, 5772 , 01/01/12

Yaffa Yarkoni Funeral Tuesday in Kiryat Shaul

Singer Yaffa Yarkoni's funeral is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Tuesday in Tel Aviv's Kiryat Shaul cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.

The native of what is now the Givatayim neighborhood of Givat Rambam passed away, Sunday at the age of 86 at the Reut Medical Center in Tel Aviv. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2000 and her condition became serious in 2007.

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