Stanford Alan Lefkowitz

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 05, 2019

Stanford Alan Lefkowitz, age 88 of White Oak, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born In McKeesport on June 23, 1931 and is the son of the late Carl and Rose Lichenstein Lefkowitz. Stan was the beloved owner of Penn Taft Pharmacy which has cared for generations of West Mifflin residents for the last 70 years. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh in Accounting and Duquesne University in Pharmacy, Mr. Lefkowitz also served the nation as a Navy Corpsman for the US Marines.  He was the Alumni of the decade for Duquesne University, President of the Allegheny County Pharmaceutical Association, Proctor for Interns for Pharmacy School for hundreds of pharmacy students, and sponsored scores of little league baseball teams.  Stan was very involved in the community.  Stan Lefkowitz was kind and compassionate - loved by everyone who knew him and always left folks feeling encouraged and better about themselves. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Regina Ruth Mendel Lefkowitz; son, Howard (Harriett) Lefkowitz of Las Vegas, Nevada; daughters, Charlene (Kenneth) Saenz of Potomac, Maryland, and Sherri (John) Foster of Vienna, Virginia; grandchildren, Laura Beth, Noah and Justin.

Friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177) on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Services will be officiated by Rabbi Paul Tuchman and burial will follow in Temple Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to Yellow Ribbons United, 5757 W. Century Blvd., Suite 410, Los Angeles, CA 90045 or on-line at

Originally published November 05, 2019.

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