Esther Edith (Hoffman) Kavalier, age 39
Mrs. Esther Edith (Hoffman) Kavalier, of 65 Griswold Drive, West Hartford, was born in 1905, daughter of Lithuanian-born Mamie (Rome) and Russian-born Jacob Hoffman. She was found injured at the circus grounds after the fire on July 6 and taken to Municipal Hospital where she died the following evening, July 7, at 6:30pm. Mrs. Kavalier was buried at Emanuel Cemetery in Wethersfield after services at Weinstein Funeral Home on July 9. She leaves her parents; her brothers, Herman C. and Zalman Hoffman; her husband, Samuel Kavalier, and their son, Morton Kavalier. Their daughter, Sandra Kavalier, age 6, was also a victim of the circus fire.