We are sorry to announce the passing of Mendel (Mel) Klapper, Yosef Menachem Ben Yeshua Heschel, just shy of his 95th birthday, beloved father of Joshua (Carla) Klapper, Philip (Elissa) Klapper and Debbie (David) Seltzer, grandfather to Elliot (Ilisa) Klapper, Natalie (Simmy) Richton, Hannah and Sally Klapper, Jennifer (Elliot) Kollander, Amanda (Allon) Waltuch, Evan (Ariella) Seltzer, Michael (Ilana) Seltzer and 22 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be today at 12:45 pm graveside at Wellwood Cemetery - 1400 Wellwood Ave in West Babylon/Farmingdale. Meet at the office.
Shiva will be at the home of Debbie and David Seltzer - 10 Sterling Place, Lawrence, NY 11559. Davening Shacharit Sunday 8am, Weekdays 7am. Mincha/Maariv 5:20
May Philip and his family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.