With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Menachem Mendel HaLevi Schechter OBM a longtime Crown Heights resident who passed away on Shabbos Gimmel Tammuz in the morning. He was 64 years old.
Reb Mendel had been battling an illness which recently took a turn for the worse and on Shabbos morning he passed away.
He is survived by his wife Linda (Leah), and their children Sarah Malka Skoblo (Crown Heights), Shaindy Rainitz (Walnut Creek, FL), Levi (Chicago, IL), Yossi (Crown Heights), Chavi Brennen (Philadelphia, PA), Henny Yanni (Crown Heights), Simcha, Yehuda and Gisa all of Crown Heights.
He is also survived by his mother Chaya Shechter. (Who will not be informed of her sons passing, please be cautions not to inform her.) and sister Leah Eichler (Crown Heights).
The Levaya will take place tomorrow, Sunday, 10am at Shomrei Hadas and passing by 770 at around 10:45am.
Boruch Dayan Hoemes