OBITUARY

Stanley Leitstein

October 4, 1930March 2, 2013

Stanley Leitstein, 82 of Manchester, died on March 2, 2013, at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch surrounded by his family. “Stan” was born in Brooklyn to Louis and Lillian Epstein Leitstein, raised in Flatbush, Bensonhurst, and East New York. He served in the U.S. Army Security Agency then worked at Fort Monmouth. He was married to his beloved Dolores “Debby” Boss 62 years, raising their children in Ocean Township (Monmouth County). Stan was a 20+year member of the Wanamassa Fire Company & First Aid Squad where he served as Chief, Captain and an elected member of the Board of Fire Commissioners. He was Chancellor Commander of the Long Branch Knights of Pythias. He was a member of the Renaissance Men’s Club, Jewish Heritage Club, Brooklyn Club and Congregation B’nai Israel in Toms River. In addition to his parents he was pre-deceased by his loving brothers, Jack and Robert. Surviving are his wife, Debby; sisters Florence Slotnick of Albuquerque, NM, and Bernice Solomon of Tamarac, FL; daughters Linda Mango and husband Vincent of Howell, NJ; Diane Diedrich and husband Brian of Western Springs, IL; and Judith Small and husband, Richard, of Westport, CT; grandchildren Elissa and Andrea Mango; Benjamin, Danielle and Allison Diedrich; and Jeffrey and Samantha Small; and several nieces and nephews. Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Ocean Twp. is in charge of arrangements.

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Jack Siegel

March 21, 2013

Uncle Stan was a wonderful person who was loved by everyone he met. We found him to be incredibly funny and sensitive. He was loving and caring and a great member of our family unit. We all will miss him. Love to Debbie, Linda, Diane and Judy and their families. Shari, Erica, Adam and Jack Siegel

Shelley Lemmond

March 18, 2013

To all our beloved Leitsteins,
Uncle Stan was so blessed to have a family so full of unconditional love for him. It was obvious to anyone watching him with Debby, that he was madly in love with his bride for 62 years.
Love you all,

Karen Doughty-Schoch

March 8, 2013

Mrs. Leitstein, Linda, Diane and Judy, I am so very sad to hear of Mr. Leitstein's passing. I have happy memories of sitting in your screened porch, singing to the radio and laughing hysterically. I hope you will be comforted by great stories and memories.

Joyce Cosentino

March 5, 2013

Dear Debbie,
So sorry to hear of Stan's passing, he was such a nice person. Condolences to you and your family.

Patrick Barrett Jr

March 4, 2013

Stan I will truely miss you. We became very good friends in the Wanamassa Fire Company and First Aid.

March 4, 2013

Thinking of you and your family, Linda, Vince, Elissa, and Andrea, during this sad time of your dad and grandfather's passing. May he rest in peace. Barbara and Chris Zeller

Dave & MaryAnn Greene

March 4, 2013

Dear Debbie and girls, so sorry for your loss. Stan was a great guy our boys always loved him.

David Lipton

March 3, 2013

Always remember Uncle Stanley with a smile on his face and a calm attitude. My sympathies go out to Aunt Debbie, Linda, Diane, and Judy.

Fred Gruber

March 3, 2013

Stan mentored me when I became a member of the Wanamassa First aid Squad and Fire Company. His leadership, guidance, friendship and love of service gave me the structure to serve our community for 40 years. My deepest appreciation goes with the knowledge that Stan left this world much better than when he arrived.My sincere sympathy to Debbie and the rest of his loving family.

Fred Gruber

FROM THE FAMILY