Shirley Liebeskind

Shirley Liebeskind

Shirley E. Liebeskind (Faigen), 88, of Teaneck died June 26, 2013. Born in New Haven, Conn., she lived in Irvington, in Newark for 10 years, and in Hillside for 60 years before moving to Teaneck in 2011.

Mrs. Liebeskind had been a salesclerk for the family store, Liebeskind’s Department Store in Newark, for 20 years. After they sold the store she went on to work for the Melita Schmidt Dress Shop in Union for over 20 years, retiring in 1992.

She was a graduate of South Side High School, Newark.

Predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Gerry, she is survived by her son, Alan (Lenore); two daughters, Debra Liebeskind and Joanne (Steve) Johnson; and three grandchildren.

Services were held June 28 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Villa Marie Claire Hospice, Saddle River.

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