Lewis A. Steinberg, 72 years of age, of West Hartford, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Eugene J. and Marion (Rutt) Steinberg.
Lewis graduated from Weaver High School and the University of Connecticut. Lewis owned and operated The Eugene Steinberg Co. He was a member of Beth El Temple of West Hartford. He was also a member of the Shriners of North America, the John Hay Lodge, and a Lifetime Member of the UConn Alumni Association. Lewis was an avid Husky fan, and his greatest pleasure was raking the sandy beach for his grandchildren at his Old Saybrook home.
He leaves his wife, Paula (Drucker) Steinberg; his children, doctor Jeffrey I. Steinberg and his wife Tali of Redondo Beach, CA, screenwriter David H. Steinberg and his wife Keetgi of Santa Monica, CA, and attorney Laurie S. Kaufman and her husband Josh of West Hartford; his brother, Richard I. Steinberg and his wife Harriett of Brookline, MA; and his grandchildren, Max and Hannah Steinberg, Abigail and Sydney Kaufman, and Arielle and Simone Steinberg.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, April 5, 2013 in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbi Ilana Garber officiating. Interment will follow in the John Hay Memorial Park, Garden St., Hartford. A memorial period will be observed at his home, 21 Pioneer Drive, West Hartford, Friday following the interment and Sunday 4:00-8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rabbi Ilana Garber Discretionary Fund, c/o Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Ave., West Hartford 06117. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Lewis, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.