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BDE: Rachel Smith, 43, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of Rachel (Gabriella) Smith OBM, a beloved wife and mother of 4 from Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel. She passed away on Tuesday, the 6th of Tammuz, 5779.

She was 43.

Rachel (nee Rind) was a devoted wife and mother, known as witty and smart, and a generous and loving friend to so many.

She was known as a truly kind soul, and as a person who had patience for everyone.

Rachel was an incredible resource in her community and helped many people.

In recent years she had been battling a terrible illness.

She is survived by her husband Dovid Smith and children, Moshe Aaron, Benyamin, Leah and Rivka Meira.

She is also survived by her parents Israel Rind and Shoshana Shelef of Palo Alto, California and her sister Aviva Marrus of Hollywood, Florida.

The Levaya took place 6:30pm on Wednesday at Beit Shemesh Cemetery.

Baruch Dayan Hoemes