With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Yaacov Boruch Gansburg, OB”M, a longtime member of the Crown Heights community. Reb Yaacov Boruch passed away on Wednesday, 19 Teves. He was 87-years-old.
Although originally from Haditch, Ukraine, he escaped together with his family to France. After living in France for a short time, they moved to the United States.
Together with his wife, Simone, they started a family and for many years opened their home to hundreds of guests, primarily French speaking.
He is survived by his wife Simone and children Yossi Gansburg – Coconut Creek, FL; Eliezer Gansburg – Crown Heights; Mendy Gansburg – Crown Heights; Mirale Shemtov – Bucks County, PA; Chani Piekarski – Miami, FL; Chaim Gansburg – Crown Heights; Sarale Rosenblum – Brussels, Belgium; Dassie Prus – Doylestown, PA; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren ke”h.
He is also survived by his siblings, Scholom Ber Gansburg, Yitzchok Gansburg, Mendel Gansburg, Chaya Sara Zarchi, and Rivky Majeski of Crown Heights.
The levaya will take place Thursday, leaving Shomrei Hadas in Boro Park around 10:00am and passing by 770 around 10:45am, Kvurah at Montefiore Cemetery.
Shiva is at 647 Montgomery St.
Baruch Dayan Ha’Emes