With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Shmuel Hershel Weinberger, a nine year old boy struck by a car in Chicago, IL late yesterday afternoon.
He is the son of R’ Shamai and Mrs. Sara Leah Weinberger, members of the Anash community in West Rogers Park in Chicago. Shmuel was a student in Chicago’s Lubavitcher Cheder, much beloved by fellow students and teachers.
Hatzalah rushed to the scene at N. Sacramento Ave. and W. Chase Ave. around 8:00 PM yesterday after the victim was hit while riding his bike. They sped towards the hospital, but were not able to save him.
The incident is currently under investigation.
The levaya will be today at 3:30 PM (Central Time) at Waldheim Cemetery (1400 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130, Gate 5).
He is survived by his twin brother Mendel, as well as brothers Dovid Moshe and Avremel, parents and grandparents.