Lenore Loewenthal (Kestenbaum) of Medfield, Mass., died April 6, 2018. She was raised in Newark and lived in Maplewood for 22 years and then Cherry Hill for six years before moving to Medfield in 1981.
A classical pianist who once performed at Carnegie Hall, Mrs. Loewenthal graduated six months early from Weequahic High School in Newark with honors in January 1945. She studied at The Juilliard School of Music.
Predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Sydney Ira, in 1990, she is survived by her son, Marc (Nancy) of Moraga, Calif.; three daughters, Terri (Michael) Fisher of Needham, Mass., and Sharon and Helen of Medfield; a sister, Claire Riegel of Tinton Falls; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held April 8 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.