Shneur Zalman Hirsch, a young husband and father from Crown Heights, passed away on Wednesday, 26 Tishrei, 5781.
He was 39 and battled a terrible illness in recent months.
Shneur was a brilliant businessman who was the Vice President and Co-Founder of Modway Furniture, a successful furniture manufacturing company, where he served as head of product development.
Shneur was also known for his warmth and kindness. He was a big baal Tzedakah, and a generous donor to many causes, including Chinuch and Chabad Houses around the world.
Even while in the hospital, he did Mivtzoim and taught others about Judaism.
In the past few months, as he courageously battled an illness, many around the world prayed for his recovery.
He is survived by his wife, Devorah Leah (nee Gitlin) and children, Menachem Mendel, Dovid Mordechai, Herschel Leib, Yisroel, Sholom Dovber, and Levi Yitzchok.
He is also survived by his parents, R’ Gil and Henia Hirsch of Crown Heights and siblings, Chana Kagen – Monsey, Yossi Hirsch – Monsey, Nechama Samuels – Howard Beach, Devorah Marosov – Flatbush, Mordy Hirsch – Crown Heights, Chaya Lebovic – Crown Heights and Shaina Gurevich -Crown Heights.
The Levaya will take place tomorrow, Thursday at 12 pm at 770 (no chapel) with burial at 1 pm at Montefiore Cemetery.
Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.