Leiba Betty Brown, 100, of Manhattan passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Beth Israel Hospital, New York City.
She was the daughter of the late Herman and Golda Jacobowitz Brown and was a 1934 graduate of Beth Israel's School of Nursing. Leiba, a registered nurse, served there as a private duty nurse. After a brief stint in California caring for the troops during World War II
, she returned to Beth Israel, where she ran the Eye Clinic and the OB-GYN Clinic.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Samuel, David and Benjamin, and a sister, Mary.
She is survived by five nieces and two nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in Anshe Sfard Cemetery, Dallas.