Rabbi Hershel Pfeffer, who was sent by the Frierdiker Rebbe to Pittsburgh and served there as shochet, sofer and gabbai of the Lubavitch Center, passed away on Sunday, 20 Iyar.
Rabbi Hershel Pfeffer, a longtime member and pillar of the Pittsburgh Chabad community, passed away on Sunday, 20 Iyar, 5780.
He was 99 years old.
Rabbi Pfeffer was sent to Pittsburgh by the Frierdiker Rebbe, and he lived there for over seven decades. There, he served as shochet, sofer and gabbai of the Lubavitch Center.
He is survived by his daughter Neshi Pfeffer of Pittsburgh, grandchildren Rena and Schneur Plotkin of Crown Heights, and Ari and Leah Sollish of Atlanta, and great-grandchildren.
The levaya will pass by 770 Eastern Parkway on Monday 9:45 AM, and burial at Montefiore Cemetery will be at 10:30 AM.