Shirley E. Liebeskind


Day and Time of Service: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
Location of Service: Ross' Shalom Chapels, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield, N.J. 07081
Interment: Beth David Cemetery, Kenilworth Blvd., Kenilworth, N.J.

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Shirley E. Liebeskind (nee Faigen) passed away quietly on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.  She was 88.  She and her late husband Gerry, traveled the world and enjoyed 60 years of marital bliss.  She had been a salesclerk for the family store, Liebeskind's Department Store in Newark, N.J. for 20 years.  After they sold the store she went on to work for the Melita Schmidt Dress Shop in Union, N.J. for over 20 years retiring in 1992.  She was a passionate knitter and enjoyed playing mah jongg and making chicken soup with her world famous matzo balls.  Born inn New Haven Connecticut she lived in Irvington, Newark for 10 years, and Hillside for 60 years before moving to Teaneck in 2011.  She was a graduate of South Side High School in Newark, N.J..She is survived by her children, Alan and Lenore Liebeskind, Debra Liebeskind, Joanne and Steve Johnson and three grandchildren, Jennifer, Paul and Kara.  May she join Gerry in continuing their travels through the universe.

Donations: in her memory may be made to the Villa Marie Claire Hospice, Saddle River, New Jersey.

Shiva: will be observed at the home of Lenore and Alan Liebeskind, 140 DePew Street, Dumont, N.J. 07628.