Gwendolyn (Lashower) Kavitsky, 93 years of age, of Bloomfield, died Friday, May 23, 2014. She was the widow of Benjamin Kavitsky. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ida Lashower. Gwendolyn was secretary to the Deputy Commissioner of Mental Health for the State of Connecticut before she retired. She was a member of United Synagogues of Greater Hartford in West Hartford. She leaves two sons, Bruce J. Kavitsky and his wife Gilda of North Woodmere, NY, and Mark C. Kavitsky of Rocky Hill; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Larissa Kavitsky.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in the United Synagogues of Greater Hartford Cemetery, Waverly St., Hartford. Shiva will be observed at 304 Castlewood Drive, Bloomfield on Sunday and Monday, and at 24 Gale Drive, North Woodmere, NY on Tuesday and Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to United Synagogues of Greater Hartford. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions or to sign the guest book for Gwendolyn, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.