In Remembrance of Leah Lola Schwartz
Leah Lola SchwartzScranton, PA January 1, 1920 ~ March 28, 2013 Date of Service: March 31, 2013
Leah Lola Schwartz, 93, Scranton, died Thursday evening in the Jewish Home.
Shewas the widow of Asher Melvin Schwartz, who died Sept. 3, 2012.
Born in Lodz, Poland she was the daughter of the late Shmul Shlomo and Nacha Kalish
She was educated as a nurse and worked in Israel before moving to Scranton.
She was a Holocoust survivor and had lectured at the Holocoust Symposium
at the University of Scranton. She was a member of the Beth Shalom
Congregation, Scranton, the Bichol Cholem Congregation, Old Forge, Hadassah.
ORT and had also served as a teacher in Hebrew school and was a member in
numerous other religious and charitable organizations.
Surviving are a brother, Leon Weintraub and wife, Evamaria, Stockholm, Sweden, nieces and
nephews including, Natalie Iglewicz and husband, Reed Newland, Burt Schwartz
and wife, Roben, Robert Schwartz and wife, Suzanne and Richard Schwartz and
wife, Susan and grand nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by thre sisters, Franka Iglewicz, Mala Mosenson and Rosa
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 11:00 A.M. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis
Funeral Home Inc, 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore by Rabbi Yisroel Brotsky and
Rabbi Dovid Saks. Interment in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery. Following the burial
the family will recieve those wanting to offer condolencs at the residence
of Mrs. Schwartz, 515 Clay Ave., Scranton , Sunday from 2-4 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Chapter of Hadassah, 50 West 58th St,
New York, N. Y. 10019 or to the Allen Schwartz Memorial Fund, C/O the Jewish
Federation of Northeastern Pa., 601 Jefferson Av., Scranton, 18510.