Monday, 03-Dec-2012 08:21:32 MST
Classmates Obituaries - Letter L
These obituaries correspond with the yearbooks that are listed on this website. Whenever possible, the source of the obituary will be shown as well as the date.
Lasky, George Arthur - DALLAS — George Arthur Lasky, 72, died Monday, November 26, 2012, at his home in Dallas. George was born in Hot Springs to Albert J. and Hannah Geschmay Lasky. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Jack Lasky.
George is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte; son, Andrew Lasky, of Houston; and stepsons, Bryan Cytron and Jason Glater, both of Dallas.
George retired from the accounting firm Lasky & Hawbaker CPA Inc. and associated with Philip Vogel Inc. He was a member of the Hot Springs High School graduating class of 1958. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1963. While at OU he was instrumental in forming the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and continued with the National Alumnae Fraternity. He was a member of Temple Emanuel and B’nai Brith. He was a founding member of Accounting Group International and Temple Shalom. George enjoyed traveling with family and friends throughout the world.
Honorary pallbearers are Arthur Skibell, Dorothy Wolchansky, Bruce and Beverly Laves, Susan Goltz Siegel, Ben Botnick, Roy Saffel, Steven Rosen, and the Hot Springs High School Class of 1958.
The funeral service will be given by Sheldon Kleinman at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Jewish Rest Cemetery located on Summer and Albert Pike. Visitation will follow the service at Phil’s Restaurant located at Central and West Grand.
In lieu of flowers, if you choose to make a donation in his memory, contributions may be made to the Congregation House of Israel, Hot Springs, AR; Temple Emanuel, Dallas or the Museum of Southern Jewish Experience, Jackson, Miss.
Arrangements are by Hot Springs Funeral Home. [from Sentinel-Record, November 29, 2012] [Class of 1958]
Livingston, Eva Burgess - Eva Livingston, 88, of Hot Springs died Monday, April 10, 1995, in a local nursing home. She was born December 21, 1906, in Hot Springs to Maggie and Charlie Burgess and was a lifetime resident of the area. She was a homemaker and Baptist. Survivors include a son, Ed Livingston of Hot Springs; two daughters, Dorothy Howard of Alexander and Nancy Norton of Hot Springs; a sister, June Keith of New Jersey; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Hot Springs Funeral Home chapel. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery. [Sentinel-Record, April 11, 1995] [Class of 1926]
Lockett, Jimmy - Jimmy Lockett, 74, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2011. He was born October 18, 1936, in Hot Springs to the late Thelma Spiva Lockett and Melvin Lockett. He was a member of Lakeshore Drive Christian Church and a member of Central Arkansas Scale Modelers.
Predeceased by his parents; step-son, Larry Efird; nephew Tony Goessman.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Lockett; step-daughter; Diane (Joe) Rogers; sister, Paulette (David) Green; step- grandchildren, Wayne (Susan) Efird, Brandi Efird, Kandi Efird; five step-great grandchildren; one niece, Terri (Steve) Chandler; two step-nephews, Jimmie (Sheila)Goessman, Gary (Melissa) Goessman.
Service will be 2:00 Saturday at Lakeshore Drive Christian Church with Minister Susan Miller officiating.
Visitation starting a 12 noon until service time at the church.
Pallbearers are Scott Brown, Steve Chandler, Philip Chandler, Paul Anderson, Kenneth Childers and Daren Long.
Honorary pallberarers are David Kenser, Jeff Robinette and Cecil Hayes.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lakeshore Drive Christian Church or charity of one’s choice. [from Hot Springs Funeral Home online obituary] [Class of 1954]
Longinotti, Katherine Langley -
Katherine Langley Longinotti died March 13, 2012. She was born November 8, 1916, in Hot Springs to J. O. and Vinnie (Collet) Langley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Edward D. Longinotti, her sister Mabel Brown and her granddaughter, Karen Ann Curry.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Gary Curry of Hot Springs; her sister Betty Rapp of Austin, Texas; a brother-in-law, Percy Brown of Roseburg, Oregon; a niece, Cheryl Pitcairn of Roseburg, Oregon; and two nephews, Ron Brown of Mooresville, North Carolina and Jim Rapp of Alexandria, Virginia.
Katherine was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was a charter member of the Hot Springs Junior Auxiliary and a member of The Sewing Club, a very special group of ladies that were dear to her heart.
The family wishes to thank the loving care provided by Quapaw Care and Rehab and Odyssey Hospice.
Services will be held at Gross Funeral Home Friday at 3:00 p.m. with Father Alan Rosenau officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Charitable Christian Medical Clinic, 133 Arbor St, Hot Springs, AR 71901. [from Gross Funeral Home online obituary] [Class of 1934]
Lovett, Harry Wayne - Harry Wayne Lovett, 66, of Hot Springs, died Thursday, January 20, 2005, in a local hospital.
Born April 19, 1938, in Hot Springs to Harry Cecil and Lola Edna Hurst Lovett, he was a member of the Spa City Razorback Club.
He was predeceased by his parents. Survivors include one brother, Boyce Lovett of Hot Springs; two nieces, Belinda Lovett of Hot Springs and Christa Lovett of Claremont, California; and one sister-in-law, Laurie Lovett of Hot Springs.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday, January 22, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Susan Arnold and the Reverend Charles Ridgway officiating. Pallbearers will be German Arzola, Robert Cash, Clelon Houpt, Ronald Lovett, Ronnie Murray, and Charles Tapp. Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery...
Memorials may be made to Morning Star Cemetery Association, 2524 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71901. [Sentinel-Record, Jan. 21, 2005] [Class of 1956]
Lynch, Betty Leach - (Born November 23, 1932; died February 5, 2009, Dallas, Texas) Has been called home to the Lord after a multiyear struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Widow of the late Francis "Fannie" Lynch. Loving mother to Frank Lynch, Therese McCulley and husband George, and Ed Lynch and wife Terry. Grandmother to Stephen McCulley and Eddy and Tommy Lynch. Betty was born in Chicago in 1932 to Thomas Leach and Leona Byrnes Leach, as the fifth of six children. She moved with her family to Hot Springs, Arkansas, when she was 13 and graduated from Hot Springs High School. Betty had many jobs in Hot Springs including at the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce for about 20 years. Betty's last years were in Dallas, Texas, at Avalon Residental Home. Dallas arrangements are being handled through Restland in Dallas but no Dallas services are planned by the family. A memorial Mass will be held for Betty Lynch on Saturday, February 7, at 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Hot Springs and a visitation at the church at 9:00 a.m. with local arrangements being made through Gross Funeral Home in Hot Springs. Betty's remains will be interred at Calvary Cemetery with those of her loving husband of 48 years and where both of their parents are buried. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the two nonprofit entities that helped Betty and her family with excellent care in her last years: Avalon Residental Care Homes, 1625 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207 or Heart to Heart Hospice of Texas, 1500 Waters Ridge Drive, Suite 100, Lewisville, TX 75057. [Restland Funeral Home online obituary] [Class of 1950]