With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rivkah Dina (Riva) Pewzner, OB”M, of Crown Heights. She was 84 years old.
A granddaughter of the known Reb Meir Simcha Chein, OB”M, Riva lived with her husband, R’ Hillel Dovid Pewzner, OB”M, and their three children in Crown Heights for over 50 years, and shared a close relationship with the Rebbe via letter correspondence.
She passed away Sunday morning after battling a sickness for 6 years.
She is survived by her three children: Ester Freedman – Edgeware, England; Faivish Pewzner – Lawrence, NY; and Dr. Mark Pezner – Brooklyn, NY; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The Levaya will take place today, leaving Shomrei Hadas Chapels at 12:00pm, and passing by 770 at 12:45pm.
Shiva will be observed at 420 Sterling Street in Crown Heights. Shacharis: 8:00am. Mincha: 4:15pm.
Baruch Dayan Ha’Emes