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Burton L Schweitzer
Dr. Burton L. Schweitzer, Ed.D., 78 years of age, of West Hartford, died Saturday, April 28, 2018. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Morton and Josephine (Goldstein) Schweitzer.

Dr. Schweitzer retired as a full professor of English after 30 plus years from Manchester Community College and then was an adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford. He was an active member of Congregation Beth Israel of West Hartford, serving as head usher during the High Holidays and he served as Brotherhood President.

He leaves his wife of 53 years, June (Farber) Schweitzer; his children, Matthew M. Schweitzer and his wife Karen of Denver, CO, Robert A. Schweitzer and his wife Sandi of West Hartford, Gregg D. Schweitzer of Portsmouth, NH, and Leslie K. Tseytlin and her husband Shimon of Boca Raton, FL; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbi Michael Pincus and Rabbi Joseph Gopin officiating. Interment will follow in Beth Israel Cemetery, Jackson St. Ext. off Arch Road, Avon. Following the interment the family will receive relatives and friends at 17 Hammick Road, W. Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fidelco, Chabad of Greater Hartford or Congregation Beth Israel. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Burton, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.

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