Rabbi Schneur Zalman Blumenfeld, Head Shliach of Peru, passed away on Friday night, 24 Cheshvan, 5782.
He was 58.
He passed away after suffering a heart attack.
Rabbi Blumenfeld along with his wife Shterna Sara directed the Chabad Center in Lima, Peru, for over 30 years, where he served locals and the many tourists to the city.
He was known as a true chosid and devoted Shliach.
He is survived by his wife Shterna Sara and children, Haya Raskin – Orlando, FL, Mendy Blumenfeld – Israel, Reiza Blumenfeld – Crown Heights/Peru, Rivka Pevzner – Crown Heights, Yehudit Carlebach – Peru, Moshe Blumenfeld – 770/Peru, Yerachmiel Blumenfeld – Israel/Peru.
He is also survived by his mother-in-law Rebbetzin Penina Slonim.
And by his siblings: R’ Yaakov Blumenfeld – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mrs. Chana Scharf – Crown Heights, R’ Yossi Blumenfeld – Crown Heights.
He was predeceased by his daughter Bracha Blumenfeld obm, his parents Yerachmiel and Dvora Blumenfeld obm, and his father in law Hachosid Harav Moshe Slonim obm.
Levaya and Kevura in Lima, Peru, on Monday.
Rabbi Blumenfeld’s wife and children will be sitting Shiva at Avenida Aurelio Miro Questa 1015 Apt. 301, Lima Peru.
His siblings will be sitting Shiva in their own homes.
Yossi Blumenfeld is sitting shiva for his brother at 1751 Union st apt 1B
Shachris Monday-Friday 8AM
Mincha Sunday- Thursday 5:30 PM Friday at 2:30
Maariv Sunday-Thursday bzmano
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.