Red Headed Stepchild
(The Barrett family memoir of Navy Life)
by Sophie Ruth Meranski with photos


Sophie's niece Thalia Pollack Klein and her husband Robert Klein, DDS. 9 39 #944
Sophie's sister Bertha married Samuel Pollack born Minsk Russia- wedding at Meranski home Wooster St. Hartford June 24, l924. Their two children were Jason Pollack and Thalia Pollack who married orthodonist Dr. Robert Klein and lived twenty-five years in Mansfield Ohio, retiring to Boynton Beach Florida late l980s.Bob's parents were originally from Hungary. Thalia "Teddy" frequently corresponded with her aunt Sophie Barrett in later years.She and the Geetter cousins used to visit West Roxbury. Teddy and Bob had two sons Ken and Keith - whom John Barrett saw in Lexington Kentucky 1990, when they lived near Jack Barrett's wartime assistant at Pearl Harbor Lt. Cdr. Martin Williams. Ken Klein and his wife "Nicky" have a son Joe and daughter Lacey and they and Keith have recently moved to Hurricane, West Virginia.{F}
Subject: Thalia Pollack and Bob Kleinein
Year: 1980