With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Binyomin Hakohen Katz, OB”M, of New Haven, Connecticut. The Levaya will be held on Wednesday, Shiva will be after Pesach. He was 78 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Malka, and his children, Shneur Katz – New Haven, CT; Detty Leverton – Crown Heights; Shulamis Tenenbaum – N. Miami Beach, FL; Shmaya Katz – New York; Sholom Ber Katz – New Haven, CT; Mendel Katz – New Haven, CT; Alie Katz – New Haven, CT; Sara Leah Fridman – Crown Heights; Bassie Srugo – Buenos Aires, Argentina; Deena Lehr – Monsey, NY; Dovid Katz – Crown Heights; Yehudis Cohen – Kingston, PA; Yerucham Katz – Crown Heights; Brocha Lerman – Crown Heights; Chaviva New – Crown Heights; Sruly Katz – New Haven; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by his siblings; Fraidel Bodenstein – Boro Park; Fishel Katz – Miami Beach, FL; and Avigdor (Victor) Katz – Chicago, IL.
He was predeceased by his sister, Miriam Adolf, OB”M.
The Levaya will take place Wednesday, and will be passing by 770 Eastern Parkway at around 2:00pm.
Baruch Dayan Ha’Emes