30 Apr '18, 9pm

Famed handbag designer, husband of 72 years die hours apart

Famed handbag designer Judith Leiber, known for her whimsical bejeweled creations coveted by the rich and famous , died at her Long Island home over the weekend — just hours after her longtime husband passed away also. Leiber and her husband, Gerson Leiber, an abstract painter whose works hang in the Metropolitan Museum, were married 72 years. They were both 97. Ken Yardley of Yardley and Pino Funeral Home told the East Hampton Star said Gerson died first of natural causes, and Judith passed away a few hours later, also of natural causes, at their home in Spring in Suffolk County. He said they were scheduled to be buried together Monday. Leiber, the former Judith Peto, a native of Budapest, Hungary, met her husband when he was stationed there during World War II. They married and settled in Brooklyn, his hometown, before buying a house in the Springs in the mid-1950s. Judi...

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