Mrs. Beila Prus, matriarch of a Chabad family and wife of the Chossid R’ Shmuel Leib Prus obm of Kfar Chabad, Israel, passed away on Wednesday, Chol Hamoed Pesach, 19 NIssan, 5776.
She was 96.
Mrs. Prus was born in the Chasidic town of Nevel in Russia, the daughter of “Chaim the Butcher” of Nevel.
She emigrated to Kfar Chabad, Israel in 1960.
Many congregants of Bais Menachem and residents of Kfar Chabad recall the special Simchas Torah farbrengens that took place in her home. She was also known for her dedication to Mivtza Neshek throughout the years.
She is survived by her sons, Rabbi Chaim Prus, Shliach in Boston, MA and Rabbi Yisroel Prus of New Jersey, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, many of whom serve as Shluchim around the world.
The Levaya will take place on Thursday at 9:45 am in Kfar Chabad to Har Hazeisim in Jerusalem.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.