Lotte Boritzer

Lotte Boritzer

Lotte Boritzer, 90, died Feb. 1, 2012.

Born in Bingen-Am-Rhein, Germany, Mrs. Boritzer left Nazi Germany for Palestine at the age of 16; her parents were murdered by the Nazis. In 1955, the family moved to New York where Mrs. Boritzer worked as occupational therapy supervisor at Kingsbridge Home for the Aged in the Bronx. In 1986 she and her late husband, George, moved to Tucson where she volunteered as a docent at the University of Arizona Museum of Art and at Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging.

Survivors include her children, Yael (Shlomo) Neuman of Tucson and Etan Boritzer of Los Angeles, Calif.; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held in the Congregation Anshei Israel section of Evergreen Cemetery with Rabbi Robert Eisen officiating.