BD’E – Reb Shloime Drimmer, Z”l

BROOKLYN (Collive) —

Reb Shloime Drimmer, a businessman and community activist in Crown Heights who was a donor to many people and causes, was niftar on Thursday, 11 Iyar, 5782. He was 71 years old.

Reb Shloime was the son of Holocaust survivors, and grew up in Crown Heights, attending Lubavitch Yeshiva.

He was the proprietor of Drimmer’s Judaica store on Kingston Avenue in the 1980s and 1990s, which in later years grew to a large appliance business in Brooklyn. He helped many people through his business.

He was a great baal chessed who helped many. All day long, people from all over the world would visit his home in Crown Heights for help and assistance, and he donated to them freely, and greeting all with a smile.

He was very proud that he was a direct descendant of the famed posek Harav Shloime Drimmer, zt”l. He loved learning Torah and collecting sefarim, and supported reprinting of rare sefarim.

Reb Shloime was a community activist, who was a member of the Crown Heights Vaad Hakahal for some years, and worked very hard to maintain peace in the community. He generously supported the Rabbanim of Crown Heights and was involved in many communal causes.

As a devoted chassid, Reb Shloime donated to many Chabad causes. After the Siyum Harambam one year, he sponsored the entire cost of a beautiful commemorative album for the annual Siyum, which was then presented to the Rebbe, zy”a.

Reb Shloime is survived by tbl”c: his wife Chaya; his sons Reb Levi Drimmer of Miami, FL, and Reb Avrohom Drimmer of Crown Heights; and his daughters Henny Preger of Five Towns, NY, and Devorie Piekarski and Raizel Drimmer, both of Crown Heights and .

The levayah is scheduled to pass by 770 Eastern Parkway at 3:45 pm, with burial scheduled at Old Montefiore Cemetery at 4:45 p.m.

Yehi zichro baruch.

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