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  |  September 18, 2019

Mrs. Basia Serafini, OBM

Mrs. Basia Serafini, a longtime Crown Heights resident on Empire Boulevard, passed away this week. Full Story

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BDE
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BDE

Sorry to hear! Wishing you comfort

It’s a mitzvah
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It’s a mitzvah

It’s a very big mitzvah to go be Menachem Avel. Basia was a gem and loved this community. You may not know her by name but I’m sure many of you would recognize her.

I found out about her passing earlier today and went to be Menachem avel her son. He is a very fine young Breslov chossid who is sitting alone. He lives in Israel and does not have any family or friends here. He speaks some English and is fluent in Yiddish and Hebrew.

Not sure if that mincha time is correct. I believe it’s 3pm.

A CH residnet.
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A CH residnet.

BDE, she was an amazing BRIGHT woman.
She will be missed.

Special Woman
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Special Woman

Basia/Beatrice was a very special woman and it pains me to hear that she passed. BDE she will be missed.

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Bde, sorry to hear about her passing.
May her family be comforted including the
701 family where she lived. The neighbors
In 701 are real baalei chesed. Such good people.
They were there for her all through he illness.
We ought to learn from the 701 tenants.

O.b.m.
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O.b.m.

Baruch Dayan Haemes. I met her toward the end of her life. Basya o.b.m. I wish I had heard about the levaya in time.

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Dr. Aaron Bennish
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Dr. Aaron Bennish

Basia’s son ended shiva this morning. He asked me to thank all those who helped him during the shiva. My wife and I have the highest regards for Baisa. She was born to a non-Jewish family. Her father was a US Army officer. During her youth, she chose to become a Jew and then to live in Israel, where she was married and had a son. She was very quiet, but well spoken when she had something to say. She had a brilliant mind and studied advanced math and many languages. She was fluent in Hebrew and Aramaic and knew… Read more »

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