Jack Weintraub

by | Jun 21, 2013 | Obituaries

Sarasota, Fla .—Jack Weintraub, 91, of died May 28, 2013.

Born in Brooklyn, Jack kept moving south from New Jersey to Portsmouth, Va. to Columbia, S.C. and to Sarasota Fla. In Florida for 30+ years, he continued a career as a Jewish Federation volunteer, and as a founder and executive director of the Jewish Housing Council, which built Kobernick House and Anchin Pavilion.

He was an optimist, pragmatist, political junkie, bridge enthusiast, self-taught pianist, and romantic. These are just a few of his many attributes.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Frances, son, Joel Weintraub (Sally), daughter, Marion Leff (Stan), daughter, Judy Fox (Eric) and four grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the Sarasota Manatee Jewish Housing Council or Tidewell Hospice.