UPDATE: NEW SQUARE TRAGEDY: Petirah of Hayeled Mordcha Pinchas Spitzer u"h
By Rockland Daily Staff
UPDATE: 8:50 - The levaya will take place tonight at 10 p.m. at the Skver Shul
It is with great sadness we report the shocking news of the passing of Hayeled Morcha Pinchas Shpitzer u"h.
The nifter is the eight-year-old son of Rav Yakov Yosef Shpitzer, Menahel of the Skver girls school.
The fifth grader tragically passed away this afternoon on his way home from Cheder despite the heroic effort to save him made by Chevra Hatzalah at the scene on Clinton Avenue in New Square.
Details of the levaya to follow as soon as it is made available.