[LEVAYA DETAILS UPDATED IN EXTENDED ARTICLE]
YWN regrets to inform you of the passing of Peretz Sontag Z”L, who was found unresponsive on Sunday afternoon. Thousands of dedicated volunteers from Hatzolah, Chaveirim, Shomrim, as well as members of the Ramapo Police, New York State Police and other agencies had been searching for him for more than a week.
YWN first published the information on Purim morning, after being contacted by Rockland Hatzolah as well as family members. As the days past, more and more people joined the search.
Unfortunately, he was found unresponsive by members of law enforcement on Sunday afternoon.
UPDATE: The Levaya for Peretz Yehuda ben Menachem Mendel will be today (Monday) at 2:30PM, at Helmans Chapel, 15 State Street, Spring Valley, NY. The Kevura will be in Eretz Yisroel, in Beit Shemesh.
Boruch Dayan Ha’Emmes.