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Lydia Auslander

June 15, 1936 December 22, 2022
Lydia Auslander
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Obituary for Lydia Auslander

After a twelve-year battle with a progressive Parkinson’s disease, Lydia finally succumbed on December 22, at home, surrounded by her three loving children five loving granddaughters, her daughter-in-law and son-in-law.

Born on June 15, 1936, the daughter of Dr. Henry Lowey and Mrs. Rebecca (May) Lowey, Lydia grew up in St. Albans and Holliswood, Queens and attended P.S. 136, Andrew Jackson High School, Syracuse University and Finch College.

She married, later divorced, and raised her three children in New Rochelle, New York.

Lydia loved to sing and act in summer stock and community theater in her younger years and later, was a dedicated teacher who took great pride in writing songs and poems for her nursery school students. She was also a skilled office building manager for Time Warner.

She was unfailingly kind and thoughtful. She was creative. Most of all, she loved and was adored by her family and many friends.

Lydia is survived by her children, Amy Auslander, Todd Auslander and Kimberly Englert; her grandchildren, Isabella Englert, Zoe Zambito, Hannah Auslander, Piper Englert, and Eliza Auslander; her daughter-in-law, Shawn Auslander, her sons-in-law, Timothy Englert and Joseph Zambito and her brother, Stephen Lowey and sister-in-law, Nita Lowey.

Burial service will be held on Dec. 23rd at 11am at Sharon Gardens at 273 Lakeview Ave., Valhalla, NY 10569 with a celebration of life to be held at Zion Memorial Chapel at 785 E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck, NY. 10543 on January 4th at 1:30pm. Condolence calls to be held at Lydia’s home on the same day from 4-8pm and January 5th at the home of Kimberly Englert from 11-2pm & 5-8pm. 

In lieu of flowers, if you wish to make a donation in Lydia’s name, please consider American Parkinson Disease Association


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1:30 PM 1/4/2023 1:30:00 PM
Zion Memorial Chapel

785 E. Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck, NY 10543

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Zion Memorial Chapel
785 E. Boston Post Road Mamaroneck 10543 NY
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Sharon Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

Valhalla, NY

Valhalla NY
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American Parkinson Disease Association


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