TRAGEDY IN FAR ROCKAWAY: Three Year Old Mordechai Yovits Z”L, Struck By Vehicle [UPDATED]


YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of Mordechai Yovits Z”L, who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday morning. He was 3-years-old.

As YWN had reported earlier, Mordechai was struck by a vehicle on Virginia Street just after 11:00AM. Hatzolah paramedics rushed him to Long Island Jewish Medical center, where doctors did everything they could to stabilize him. Unfortunately, he was Niftar around an hour later.

Mordechai is the son of Yehuda and Yehudis Yovits.

The Achiezer Organization is working with authorities to ensure proper Kavod Hames is given.

UPDATE: The Levaya will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 3rd at 1:30 pm at Machon Basya Rochel, 137 Lawrence Avenue, Lawrence (across from the LIRR Lawrence station).

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  1. Hashem!
    As a parent that suffered the grueling loss of a child, I cry with you today and till Mashiachs day.
    May Hashem console you among the mourners of Zion.