In memory of
Leah Rosenberg Phoenix - Leah (Saks) Rosenberg, age 93 of Phoenix, Arizona (formerly from Los Angeles & Palm Desert) passed away on November 19th, 2018 of natural causes. She was born to Harry A. Saks and Mary (Turetsky) Toner Saks in Los Angeles, California. She was a housewife, board member for the Girl Scouts of America both nationally and locally, a business owner of Segal Associates which was a wholesaler of designer home goods. She was an active member at Brentwood Country Club (Los Angeles), board member on the Ladies Auxiliary at the Del Rey Yacht Club (Los Angeles) and The Lakes (Palm Desert). She observed Jewish traditions and holidays through synagogues Temple Beth Am (Los Angeles) & Beth Shalom (Bermuda Dunes/Palm Desert). She stood next to and supported her husband Marvin in all his hobbies & activities as in flying (a licensed pilot herself), Fly Fishing Club, Octogenarian Club, Adventurers Club (unusual travel), Ham Radio Club, yachting through the southern United States and the Caribbean, model sail boats, Boy Scouts, Boys & Girls Club of Coachella Valley and much more. She followed Marvin from one adventure to the next as his supporter and co-adventurer. An all-around independent individual but knew her place was beside Marvin. She entered UCLA at age 16 years old, married Marvin at 18 years old just before he was sent abroad for the World War II in 1944. She returned to UCLA to finish her college degree at age 38. She dabbled in golf, shooting, a private pilot, gourmet cook, loved to entertain, fast cars, a voracious reader, bridge player, perfect Scrabble gamer and fluent in Spanish. Leah Rosenberg - loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, adventurer and soul mate for 73 years of marriage to Marvin. She lived a long, healthy life, experienced happiness & tragedy from the tragic loss of her son, Lorin and son-in-law Cary. She lived through many eras of changing roles of women, embracing those values that she could comfortably live with. She was active and enthusiastic after surviving Marvin's passing by 14 months. She passed away one day after her 93rd birthday. She is survived by her daughter Judy (Tom) Mitchell of the Villages, FL; Diane (Morrie) Glickman of Bel Air, CA; and Gail (Ron Monat) Zucker of Phoenix, AZ. Grandchildren Matt (Charlotte) Katz; Jeremy (Dalisay) Katz; Seth (Alisa) Glickman; Todd (Jennifer) Glickman; Kara (Sam Cantor) Zucker; Amanda Zucker. Great grandchildren Noah, Sylvia & Lena Katz; Shawn Glickman; Ethan Glickman. Grand-dogs Oscar and Elliott the King Charles. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Rosenberg; her son, Lorin Cary Rosenberg; her brother, Edgar Saks and her son-in-law Cary Jay Zucker. A graveside service was held on November 26th, 2018 at 11:00 am at Forest Lawn Mortuary. Internment was next to her husband Marvin Rosenberg at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City. Services were under the direction of Forest Lawn, Cathedral City.
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