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Isabelle Gnesin Lesser, 87 Isabelle Gnesin Lesser, 87, of Media, formerly of Upper Darby, died September 17th, at Riddle Village. Born and raised in Batavia, NY she was a resident of Upper Darby for over 50 years before moving to Riddle Village in 2003. Long-time community volunteer, Mrs. Lesser was a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts where she had served as Vice President of the Delaware County Council. She was presented the Borton Award and Thanks Badge, Girl Scouting's highest honors. Along with her husband, Gus, she shared much of her scouting service including troop leader, trainer, camp staff member, national delegate and board member. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Temple University. Mrs. Lesser was a volunteer for The Delaware County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the United Way of Delaware County and was a reading tutor at Hillcrest Elementary School. She was a member of AARP of Drexel Hill and active with the Upper Darby Home and School Association, when her daughters attended school. She enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting, mahjongg, scouting, and was a life-long baseball fan. Her husband, Gus died in 2002 Survivors: her daughters, Phyllis (Warren) Mellinger, Jean (Todd) Perrine, Linda (Tom) Willams and Ruth (Mike Galoppo) Lesser; grandchildren, Alexis, Brett and Nathaniel Perrine, Kimberly and Daniel Williams, Karen Mellinger, Janelle (Ralph) Landau; and great grandchildren, Rachel and Mitchel Landau Service: 1 PM, Thurs. at the Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington, 2900 State Rd., Drexel Hill 19026 Interment: Har Jehuda Cemetery Visitation: The Family will receive friends Thurs. & Fri. eve., at the home of Ruth Lesser, 4122 School Lane, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 Contributions: to the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, 760 W. Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064 would be preferred. www. Arlingtoncemetery.us

Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 19, 2012
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