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Obituary: Richard Weinmann

Richard Weinmann

Richard Weinmann, 91, of Great Neck, died on Oct. 10, 2009, just shy of his 92nd birthday. He was predeceased by his wife Bert and survived by his wife Ginger Rich; daughter Harriet; son-in-law Steve Slive; and granddaughters, Lauren and Casey Slive; daughter Elaine; son-in-law Peter Lorekas; and granddaughters, Alicia and Simona Lorekas.

A WWII veteran, he enjoyed a long career as a respected labor attorney, mediator and guest lecturer. An advocate for peace, human rights and equality, he was a founding member of the Great Neck Committee for Human Rights and of an organization which promoted an ethical code for employers of domestic workers. He enjoyed politics, travel and sharing time with his family. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and friend to all.

A memorial service was held Nov. 6 at Temple Emanuel, officiated by Rabbi Widom. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MedPLUSconnect.org.