The honorary street sign marks the site of his former grocery store, which he opened after being liberated from Auschwitz at age 19.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There’s now a street sign in South Oakland honoring an Auschwitz survivor who came to Pittsburgh and opened a grocery store.

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Gene Rosner’s family and the community were there as Mayor Bill Peduto unveiled the honorary street sign.

Gene Rosner Corner now sits at the site of his former store.

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He was 19 when he was liberated from Auschwitz before coming to Pittsburgh, where he opened his South Oakland store.

(Photo Credit: Office of the Mayor/Twitter)

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He died in February of this year.