In Remembrance of Rita Mildred Lebowitz
Rita Mildred LebowitzScranton, PA November 21, 1918 ~ January 8, 2013 Date of Service: January 10, 2013
Rita Mildred Lebowitz, Scranton, died Tuesday morning in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She was preceded in death by her husband Emanuel Lebowitz who died in 1978.
Born in New Rochelle, NY, daughter of the late Isaac and Gussie Gruber Wissoker, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was co-owner and operator of Abe’s Delicatessen with her late husband.
Surviving is a son Lee Lebowitz and wife Fran, Bellingham, WA; a daughter Gail Lebowitz, Kerby, OR; a sister Ada Silber, Boston, MA; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery by Rabbi Daniel Swartz.
The family will receive friends during shiva on Friday from noon until 3 p.m at the Jewish Home, 1101 Vine St.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.