R’ Asher Zelig Gottlieb, 71, AH

By Anash.org reporter

R’ Zelig Gottlieb, a long-time resident of Crown Heights and a respected talmid chochom, passed away Monday night, 6 Nissan.

He was 71 years old and passed away from complications of the coronavirus.

Born in Chicago, Zelig followed his older brothers and joined the Lubavitcher yeshiva at Bedford & Dean, where he grew in Torah and Chassidus.

He was a known figure of stature at Empire Shtiebel in Crown Heights.

He is survived by his wife Chana Rivka, children: Devora Gansburg – Crown Heights, Zeldy Liberow – Colorado Springs, CO, Dina Sasonkin – Crown Heights, Malky Schmukler – League City, TX, Bracha Rendler – Crown Heights, Raizy Margolin, University Heights, OH, Sari – Crown Heights, Mendy – Montreal, and grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Chaya, a”h.

He is also survived by his brothers, Betzalel – Oak Park, MI, Yankel – Crown Heights, and Naftoli – Crown Heights.

The family of Naftoli Gottlieb requests that he NOT be told of his brother’s passing.

Levaya will take place Wednesday, Zayin Nissan
It will be passing 770 at 9:55 am,
Then passing by his house, 456 Brooklyn Ave (bet Empire Blvd and Sterling St.)

Baruch Dayan Ha’Emes.

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