Rabbi Asher Heber, a beloved educator and longtime resident of Crown Heights, passed away Thursday morning, 8 Nissan.
He merited that the Rebbe served as kvater by his bris when the Rebbe and Rebbetzin lived in Paris.
Later, the Hebers managed to leave France and settle in Crown Heights, where they were one of the few Lubavitcher families. Young Asher merited to be a regular in Beis HaRav.
He is survived by his wife Nechama Heber, and children, Mrs. Yaffie Begun – Sao Paulo, Brazil; Mrs. Brocha Chana Metzger – New York City; and Rabbi Noach Heber – New York City.
He was predeceased by his daughter Mrs. Rivkie Barber from Melbourne, Australia.
The levaya will pass 770 at 1:30pm.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.