Funeral services for Gustave S. Drachman, for twenty years chief counsel of the Jewish Sabbath Alliance of America, will be held this morning at 10:30 in the Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West Seventy-sixth street. The Rev. Dr. Bernard Drachman, brother of the deceased, will officiate.
For years Mr. Drachman, who at the time of his death was seventy years old, defended in courts Jewish shopkeepers charged with the violation of Sunday closing laws, if they observed the Sabbath away from business.
He died at the Mount Sinai Hospital Tuesday following an illness of about six weeks. The survivors include, in addition to Rabbi Drachman, the widow, Mrs. Julia Drachman; three children, Elsie, Stella and Leonard, and a sister, Mrs. Fannie wolf.
Interment will be at Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, L. I.