ZUCKERMAN, Lila R. (Lustig) of Needham and formerly of Bloomfield Connecticut, 88, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Irving I. Zuckerman. A native New Yorker, PHI BETA KAPPA graduate of City College, one of the original Weight Watchers lecturers under the founder Jean Nidetch, an accountant for CIGNA, senior volunteer at the Bloomfield Senior Center, and president of the residence council for Wingate at Needham Rehab & Skilled Nursing Residence. Lila raised her three children in West Hartford, Connecticut and lived in Bloomfield before moving to Needham, Massachusetts. Lila enjoyed opera, symphony, theater, literature, travel and the New York Yankees. Beloved mother of Elias Zuckerman and his wife Caren, Bram Zuckerman and his wife Lilly, and Jan Rose and her husband Stuart. Grandmother of Ivy, Peter, Ian and Esther Zuckerman. Devoted and loyal friend to many.
Services at Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut, on Friday May 10, 2013 , at 11:00 A.M. Interment at the Emanuel Cemetery. Memorial observance at the home of Jan and Stuart Rose, 47 Alton Place, Brookline, Massachusetts. Remembrances may be made to the Needham Council on Aging, 83 Pickering Street, Needham, MA 02192 or Marilyn Michaelson Senior Center of Bloomfield, 300 Park Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002 or the charity of your choice. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Lila, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.