Sally Leibman

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Sally Leibman of Apopka, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Center Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford, Fla.

Born in Hanover Township, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Sarah Spivak and graduated from Hanover High School.

She owned and operated NY Fashions, a women's dress store, on East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, and was a member of the former Anshe Emes Synagogue, the former United Orthodox Synagogue, a member of Congregation Ohav Zedek and Eastern Star.

Sally was preceded in death by her husband, Irving Leibman; daughter, Sandra Leibman; and six siblings.

She is survived by her son, Jerry Leibman and his wife, Ileene, Apopka, Fla.; four grandchildren, Missy Hibbs and her husband, Ron, Yardley; Debbie Parker, Stafford, Va.; Lisa Beck and her husband, Paul, Arlington, Texas; and Alicia Carpenter, Mount Dora, Fla.; six great-grandchildren, Justin, Samantha, Hannah, Autumn, Joshua and Jordan; nieces and nephews.

Sally enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who loved her dearly.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Anshe Emes Cemetery, Rear Blanchard Street, Plains Township, with Rabbi Raphael Nemetsky officiating.

Shiva will be observed in Philadelphia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leibman Education Fund, c/o Congregation Ohav Zedek, 242 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

For more information or to send condolences, visit the funeral home website:
Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2013