Lois Malnati Lenfest
Published 2:00 pm, Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Lois Malnati Lenfest, 90, of Lewisburg, Pa., a former resident of Westport, died July 20 in the Riverwoods Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
Born Feb. 4, 1921, in Helena, Mont., she was the daughter of the late Flora Simpson and Louis John Malnati. She attended Boise Junior College and earned a bachelor of arts degree from Stanford University.
She volunteered for several local clubs, including the Westport Women's Club, the Garden Club and Green's Farms Congregational Church. She and her husband, George Chesley Lenfest of Lewisburg, moved to Huntington and, in 2006, to the RiverWoods Commmunity in Lewisburg.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Georgia Armstrong of Unityville, Pa., and Janet Antonucci of Somers, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Christopher Lenfest, Martha Kathryn Armstrong and Jaclyn and Robyn Antonucci; and three great-grandchildren, Lily, Atticus and William.
A celebration of her life will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, in Marlow Hall in the RiverWoods Community, followed by a reception.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Westport Women's Club Garden Department, 44 Imperial Ave., Westport, CT 06880, or the Green's Farms Congregational Church, 71 Hillandale Road, Westport, CT 06880. Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home in Lewisburg handled the arrangements. Condolences may be posted at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.