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BDE: Mrs. Raizel Zirkind, 92, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Raizel Zirkind OBM, the wife of famed sofer Rabbi Eliezer Tzvi Zev Zirkind OBM, and matriarch of a large Lubavitch family. She passed away on Tuesday, the 29th of Iyar, 5781.

She was 92 years old.

Raizel, known as Rozy, was private and frum woman whose Shabbos and Yom Tov table was always full with people and bochurim from all walks of life. The bochurim from the Yeshivas Hadar Hatorah and Tiferes spent many a shabbos meal at her home.

She is survived by her children Gershon Zirkind (Montreal, Canada), Shaina Rochel Schmidt (Jerusalem, Israel), Shaza”k Zirkind (Crown Heights), Yaakov Mendel Zirkind (Morristown, NJ), Yehuda Michoel Zirkind (Crown Heights), Shmuel Yosef Zirkind (Toronto, Canada), Meir Zirkind (Weston, FL), Chana Rissel Moscowitz (Crown Heights), Chaim Nachman Zirkind (Boston, MA), Dovid Zirkind (Crown Heights) and Chinka (Toronto, Ontario).

She is predeceased by her husband, Rabbi Eliezer Tzvi Zev Zirkind OBM, and sons Rabbi Yehoshua Shlomo Zirkind OBM, and Rabbi Yitzchok Zirkind OBM.

The Levaya will take place on Wednesday 12:00pm at Shomrei Hadaas, and passing by 770 at approximately 1:00pm.

Shiva information to be announced.

Boruch Dayan Hoemes

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