It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Baba Machlah bas R’ Meir Halevi Herskowitz a”h at the age of 79. Mrs. Herskowitz was the mother of R’ Hershel Herskowitz of Lakewood, NJ.
Mrs. Herskowitz, who lived in Los Angeles before moving to Lakewood several years ago, passed away overnight at Kimball Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
The levaya will take place today at the Congregation Sons of Israel Holocaust Memorial Chapel off of East Seventh Street in Lakewood.
Mrs. Herskowitz is survived by her son, Hershel, who cared for his mother with endless devotion throughout her difficult illness, and a daughter who resides in Los Angeles. She was predeceased by her husband and two children.
The petirah comes a day before a Republican primary election in Lakewood, NJ, in which Hershel, the owner of Toys for Thought, is running against longtime incumbent Senator Bob Singer for a seat on Lakewood’s Township Committee.
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