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Mr. Arthur A. Lefton

Obituary for Mr. Arthur A. Lefton

October 9, 1919 - July 16, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 98


Arthur A. Lefton, age 98, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 9, 1919. Arthur proudly served in WWII, met his wife Betty, and began a successful insurance career in San Antonio. Arthur maintained a daily presence at the insurance agency well into his 90's. He was a longtime member of Temple Beth-El and many Jewish charitable organizations. He was also a member of the Jewish War Veterans, the American Legion Post #2, the Lonnie Irvin Daylight Masonic Lodge #1309 AF and AM, the Scottish Rite and of the Alzafar Shrine. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Lefkowitz; mother, Elizabeth Greenbaum; wife, Lia Lefton; son, Marcus Lefton; brothers, Joseph Lefkowitz and Lawrence Lefkowitz; and sister, Miriam Greenberg. Arthur is survived by son, David Lefton and his wife, Rochelle; daughter, Elizabeth; granddaughters, Lauren and Erin; his former wife, Betty Lifschutz; brother, Milton Lefkowitz and wife, Gertie; sister-in law, Roberta Mason; brother-in- law, Morty Greenberg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude and appreciation for the care and dedication provided by the doctors and nurses at the Audie Murphy VA Hospital. The family would also like to offer a special thanks to Arthur's caregivers, especially Ellie Sauceda for her dedication to him for many years. A private service for the family will be held.

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018
11:15 AM

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice

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San Antonio, TX 78232
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