Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson dies after a short illness. The Rebbe says she had been feeling ill the previous night and was taken to the hospital. Shortly after she arrives, she asks for a glass of water, makes the blessing over it, and passes away. She is buried near her father, mother and mother in law Old Montefiore Cemetery, Queens, New York. The Rebbe:
Her first name was Chaya. That means life. And that is the name that will be inscribed on her headstone.That means it is perpetual even after the life of this person. Until the resurrection. I hope it will be soon.