Livnat Sapirah Mendez

On Wednesday, July 6, Livnat Sapirah Mendez, of blessed memory, died suddenly as a result of an undiagnosed and undetectable tumor. She was 5 years old. Her parents, Aharon and Zhenya Mendez, are the leaders of UMJC congregation Beth Am Messiah in Rockland County, New York. Livnat's death comes about a year after the death of her newborn baby sister, Refaya, who died after spending 4 months in NICU. Please consider making a contribution in support of the family's medical and burial expenses at this link: In Loving Memory of Livnat Sapirah Mendez


 
Arianna Maribelle Gannon



Also on Wednesday, July 6, Arianna Gannon, of blessed memory, was killed in a car accident. She was 11 years old. Several of her family members were injured in the same accident and are recovering. Arianna's grandparents, Ray and Cassiani Gannon, are the founders of several UMJC congregations across the United States, along with many significant Messianic Jewish organizations and educational institutions. The entire Gannon family is truly righteous among the nations. Arianna will be buried on Monday, July 18th following a service at Radiant Church in Surprise, Arizona. Please consider making a contribution in support of the family's medical and burial expenses at this link: Gannon Funeral and Medical Expenses
 


Yisrael Nick Amic


On Friday, July 8, Yisrael/Nick Amic, of blessed memory, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack or stroke. He was 44 years old. Nick had been a dedicated member of several UMJC congregations in the Los Angeles area. In recent years, Yisrael had moved to Hudson, Wisconsin, where he had become a pillar within Beth Immanuel Synagogue, a devoted husband, and a loving father to his 3 beautiful stepsons.  Nick was buried on Sunday, July 10th in Hudson, Wisconsin. Please consider making a contribution in support of his widow at this link: Recently Widowed, Single Mother