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BDE: Rabbi Sholom Menachem Mendel Simpson, 90, OBM

With great saddness we report the passing of Rabbi Sholom Menachem Mendel Simpson OBM, who was zoiche to serve as one of the secretaries of the Rebbe. He passed away Thursday the 29th of Tammuz 5779.

He passed away on his 90th birthday.

He was predeceased by his wife Rochel, in March of 2015.

He is survived by his children Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Simpson (Crown Heights), Rabbi Avrohom Simpson (Crown Heights), Rabbi Shimon Aharon Simpson (Crown Heights), Rabbi Dovid Simpson (Sheepshead Bay, NY), Fayge Wilschansky (Crown Heights), Kraina Borenstein (Crown Heights), and Mashie Preger (Crown Heights).

He is also survived by his sisters, Mrs. Kraine Rosenfeld (Boro Park), and Mrs. Esther Goldman (Crown Heights).

Levaya will take place Friday, leaving the chapel at 9:45am, and will be passing 770 at 11:30am.

Shiva will be at 655 Montgomery Street, times to be announced.

Boruch Dayan Hoemes


    • 2. Menachem wrote:

      BD”H. Not too many others are Zoiche. The Rebbe spoke a few times at length about the Maggie and the Mittele Rebbe about this. Very special special person. Humble Hatzne Leches amazing personality and characteristics. A true chorus Ben chosid. May he be a Meiletz Yosher.


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