Obituary of Louise W. Medby
Louise W. Medby was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1936 to parents, William Wechsler and Minna Savelsky Wechsler and died, February 9, 2019 in Brighton, NY. She graduated from New Rochelle High School and attended Cornell University where she was a math major. For 32 years, Louise was an Administrative Assistant at the American Council of Learned Societies in Manhattan. She loved the Big Apple even though she lived in Staten Island for 25 years. Louise's last years were spent at The Jewish Home in Brighton, NY due to increasing vascular dementia, where she received respectful and loving care.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Magnus Erling Medby in 2003. She is survived by her devoted sister, Joyce Wechsler of Geneseo, NY and step daughter, Mary Ann Medby Gunderson, and step son, Per Tore Medby both of Mandal, Norway, several cousins and many friends.
No prior calling hours. A Memorial Service and reception will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11AM at the Big Tree Inn, 46 Main St. in Geneseo. In lieu of flowers, memorials by be sent to the Interfaith Center of Geneseo, 11 Franklin St., Geneseo, NY 14454 or the Jewish Home, 2021South Winton Rd., Rochester, NY 14618 or to an animal charity of your choice.