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Lita L. Leichter, 81, Lifelong White Plains Resident, Basket Maker

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Lita L. Leichter, lifelong resident of White Plains, died June 24. She was 81.

Leichter was born Feb. 26, 1932, to Chaim and Bertha (Caesar) Bilgre. She belonged to the Hebrew Institute and the Basket Makers Guild. She was an employee of the White Plains School district for over 30 years.

Leichter is survived by children, Jonathan Leichter, Pamela (Russell) Stewart, Jordan Leichter, and Jennifer (Martin) Tait Pickup; and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Jeffrey; and brothers, Seymour and Stuart Bilgre.

There will be a private graveside service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will sit Shiva Wednesday, June 26 at  4 p.m. ending Friday, June 28 at sundown at 7 Joseph Wallace Drive Croton on Hudson, NY 10520

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