Babette Neuwirth

PEORIA - Babette Dessauer Neuwirth of New Orleans, formerly of Peoria, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013.

She was the daughter of Cynthia N. Rittenberg (Leon H. Jr.) and the late James D. Neuwirth; grandmother of Leon H. Rittenberg III (Heather) of New Orleans, La., Andrew P. Rittenberg (Amy Lit) of Menlo Park, Calif., and Babette Rittenberg of New York, N.Y.; and great-grandmother of Leon Rittenberg IV (Lee), Brooke E. Rittenberg and Megan N. Rittenberg of New Orleans, La., and Bradley Lev Rittenberg and Ruby Rittenberg of Menlo Park, Calif.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Hebrew Rest No. 3 Cemetery. Arrangements are by Tharp Sontheimer Funeral Home of Metairie, La.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimer.com.

Funeral Home

Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home
1600 North Causeway Blvd Metairie, LA 70001
(504) 835-2341

Published in Peoria Journal Star on June 19, 2013