Reb Yosef Weber, of Williamsburg, long-time gabbai of the Pupa Shul, has passed away at the age of 87.
Reb Yosef was born in Hungary to his parents Reb Shlomo and Chanah Leah Weber. After surviving the Holocaust, he joined the Pupa Rebbe’s Yeshiva in Antwerp, then followed him to New York, where he helped establish the Pupa Kehilla.
He married Mrs. Toba Rechel Friedman, daughter of Reb Ezriel and Chanah.
Reb Yosef also served as first vice chairman of New York City Community Board 1.
The levayah was held Monday morning at the Pupa Shul in Williamsburg. Kevurah will be in the Pupa Shtetel in Westchester New York.
Reb Yosef is survived by his sons Reb Shlomo, Reb Yoel Duvid, Reb Aaron Moshe; his daughters Mrs. Malkie Stahl, Mrs. Shaindy Kleinman, Mrs Gitty Lichtman and Mrs Esti Basch; and his brother Reb Shaya Shulem Weber, of Montreal.
Shiva will be at 182 Rutledge Street in Williamsburg.
Yehi zichro baruch.