Lee B. Fitzer

September 14, 1925 - November 28, 2013
Lee B. Fitzer

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Lee (Lillian) B. Fitzer, 88, passed away in Wilmington, NC on Nov. 28, 2013.

Daughter of Rabbi Alexander and Bertha (Blum) Braun, Lee was born in Cleveland, OH, graduated from Cohoes High School, New York State Teacher’s College and received her masters degree from Syracuse University. Her beloved husband of 63 years, Donald Fitzer, predeceased her.

A Syracuse School District teacher from 1956-1980, Lee was devoted to her students at Blodgett Vocational High, H.W.Smith and Levy Jr. High Schools. Brother Julius E. Braun predeceased her.

Surviving are brothers Max (Margot) Braun of Laguna Niguel, Arnold (Renee) Braun of Brevard, NC; daughters Lynn Fitzer (partner Michelle Viotty) of NY, NY, Jane (Reed) Geiger of Wilmington, NC; granddaughters Alexandra and Samantha Geiger of Wilmington, NC.

Services were held privately.

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  • December 09, 2013
    Larry Wallace says:
    To Lee's family, I am saddened to read of Lee's death. Our families have been connected for over 65 years, when Lee and Don doubled with my parents, Diane Novak and Shelly Wallace, and her dad was the Moyel for all of our family. I was a student of hers in 9th grade at HW Smith, and spent the year being called Shelly. I have very fond memories of her, and send my deepest sympathy to her entire family.