Leiba Betty Brown, 100, of Manhattan passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Beth Israel Hospital, New York City.
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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.
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Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 14 to Feb. 19, 2014