R’ Chaim Yehuda Hein, a pioneer of the Chabad community in Morristown, passed away on Tuesday evening, 28 Adar 5780, after a lengthy illness.
he was 77.
Born in the Bronx, he studied at The City College of New York. In the 1970-80’s, he founded and led Chabad activities in Mountain Lakes, an affluent borough in Morris County, New Jersey, as per the Rebbe’s instructions.
He is survived by his wife, Sara, and children: Pesach Hein – Teaneck, NJ, Chaya Krinsky – Morristown, NJ, Rabbi Yitzi Hein – Pittsford, NY, Chevee Szokovski – Teaneck, NJ, Leah Cohen – Rochester, NY, and grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
He is also survived by two sisters.
The Levaya will be taking place tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2pm, at Beth David Cemetery, Elmont NY, and is limited to immediate family members only.
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.