at legacy.comThe following obituary can be found
Louise S. King, 93,
passed away peacefully on December 29, 2013, at her Rye Brook, NY home. She was
born on July 4, 1920, to the late Martha and Harry Straus of New York City and
Her passions were always of an artistic nature. Besides playing
the piano and accordion, she was a gifted creator of many needle point items
and had built a series of collector-quality doll houses and shadow boxes.
is survived by her daughter, Patricia King Gerleit and her husband Steven, as
well as by her son, Thomas and his wife, Kathryn. Louise was the proud
grandparent of six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Besides her
parents, Louise was predeceased by her loving husband, Roger, and a daughter,
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the White
Plains Hospital Center. The family will receive friends at Ballard-Durand
Funeral Home, 2 Maple Avenue, White Plains on Tuesday Dec. 31st from 11 am - 12
pm; the funeral service will begin at 12pm.
Entombment will follow the service
at Union Field Cemetery in Flushing, NY.
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