Susan Levinsky

Susan Levinsky, 77, of Scottsdale, died May 15. Born in Toronto, she was a retired registered nurse.

She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Levinsky of Scottsdale; daughter Dale Levinsky of Tucson; sons Stuart Levinsky of Seattle and Michael Levinsky of Toronto; and a sister, Barbara Silverberg, of Toronto. She had seven grandchildren.

Services were held at Green Acres Cemetery and were officiated by Rabbi Jeremy Schneider.

Donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.

Arrangements by Sinai Mortuary of Arizona.

Sherman Louis Leibovitz

Sherman Louis Leibovitz, age 90, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale, Arizona surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 8, 1927, in New Haven, Connecticut, to the late Paul and Kate Leibovitz.

After graduating from the Boston School of Optometry, he married his wife, the late Yetta (Levine) Leibovitz on February 13, 1949. Together, they moved to Arizona in 1950 and started a life and two businesses, Mastel Cleaners and Eldon Drapery. Over the years, Sherman was active in the Arizona Business Alliance and a dedicated member and past-president of B’nai B’rith Men (Grand Canyon Lodge) and the Lions Club. He was also fond of being with his friends at “Starbucks Club” and his buddies at “high-stakes” poker games. Sherman was a loving and generous man who enjoyed telling a joke and giving a kind word. Every person he met was important to him, especially his family near and far.

He is remembered by his sister, Esther Riester; son Ron (Annette) Leibovitz; daughter Sherri (Phil) Stott; grandchildren Jamie (Michael), Haley, Daniel, Jessica, Michael and Yoni; and great-granddaughter Natalie. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Betty Weiss; brother Herbert Leibovitz; and son Stuart Leibovitz.

A celebration of life will be held June 4 at 11 a.m. at Sinai Mortuary (4538 N. 16th St., Phoenix, Arizona 85016). Visiting with the family to follow.

Donations can be made to Hebrew Free Loan Society (