In Remembrance of Judith L. Weinberger
Judith L. WeinbergerScranton, PA August 21, 1946 ~ December 15, 2013 Date of Service: December 17, 2013
Judith L. Weinberger, 67, Scranton, died Sunday at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband, Atty. Jerry J. Weinberger, with whom she celebrated forty-four years of marriage on August 2, 2013.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Ralph and Rosalind Cubell Goldberg, Judith graduated from the Buffalo Seminary. She received her B.A. from Case-Western Reserve University, where she met her husband while Judith was attending law school. Judith went on to receive her Master's degree in counseling from Marywood University, where she earned a place in the Chi Sigma Iota National Professional Honor Society.Prior to her illness, Judith practiced as a Therapist for more than ten years with Keystone Community Resources in Clarks Summit. She served as a member of the Board of Trustees for both St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen for more than twenty years, and Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library at the University of Scranton, where she served on the Committee for the Distinguished Author Series. Judith was a former Trustee of Lackawanna College, and was appointed by former Governor Tom Ridge to serve on the Pennsylvania Commission for Women.
Kind acknowledgement is extended to Dr. Richard L. Weinberger for his unwavering commitment to Judith, as well as deep appreciation to Nancy Weinberger Ben-Dov, and the rest of the family for all of their love and compassion.
Also surviving are two sons, Andrew G. Weinberger, his wife, Paola, Clarks Summit, and Judith's grandsons, Alec and Maddox; and Atty. Jonathan R. Weinberger and his wife, Morgan, Washington, D.C.; a brother, Dr. Richard Goldberg and wife, Sandra, Providence, R.I.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore, where services will begin precisely at 12:30 p.m. by Rabbi Samuel K. Sandhaus. Interment will take place at the Dalton Jewish Cemetery.
Shiva will be observed at the family residence, 611 N. Webster Ave., Scranton, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday from 2-4 p.m., Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to the Weinberg Memorial Library, C/O the University of Scranton; St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., Scranton, 18503; or to the Weinberger Fund, C/O the Jewish Community Center, 601 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, 18510.