Jillian and Lindsay Wiener Wiki
Jillian and Lindsay Wiener Biography
Who is Jillian and Lindsay Wiener?
Jillian and Lindsay Wiener, ages 21 and 19, were fast asleep around 3:30 a.m. m. at the family’s vacation home in Noyack Bay on Long Island when it caught fire.
A fire at a Long Island home in the early hours of Wednesday morning left two young sisters from Maryland dead.
However, while Lewis’s wife, Alisa Wiener, 52, and son, Zachary, 23, were able to get out, Jillian and Lindsay were trapped in their upstairs bedroom, according to WUSA.
Lewis reportedly tried to go back into the house to look for the girls again, but the fire was too strong. The family of five was known to vacation at this home in the Long Island Hamptons town of Noyack Bay.
He is also a trial attorney and previously spent six years working for the Department of Justice.
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Jillian was about to start her senior year at the University of Michigan, where she was a major in earth and environmental sciences, according to her LinkedIn. While her younger sister, Lindsay, was just weeks away from starting her sophomore year at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Her father, Lewis, is the president of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, a group that refers to itself as “progressive, inclusive, caring and compassionate, we embrace our connection to Reformed Judaism and the warmth and wonder of God.”
The family’s Maryland synagogue said in a statement: “The world has lost two beautiful lights today, and the Washington Hebrew Congregation community is heartbroken. Through their leadership and service, acts of kindness and friendship, the Wiener family (Lewis, Alisa, Zach, Jillian and Lindsay) have touched so many lives at Washington Hebrew’.
The family was known to vacation at this home in the Long Island Hamptons town of Noyack Bay. Goli Azhdam, a friend of the family, said: “My heart is full of sadness hearing this news. I’ve known them since they were born and it’s really shocking. Truly, extremely sad news.”The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
- Jillian and Lindsay Wiener, 21 and 19, were fast asleep at around 3:30 a.m. in the family’s vacation home in Noyack Bay on Long Island when it caught fire
- Lewis Wiener, the girls’ 60-year-old father, was awoken by the sound of broken glass and immediately attempted to evacuate his family
- However, while Lewis’ wife Alisa and son Zachary were both able to get out, Jillian and Linday were trapped in their upstairs bedroom
- Lewis reportedly tried to re-enter the home to go back for the girls, but the fire was too strong