Renowned Handbag Designer Judith Leiber, 97, And Husband, Artist Gerson Leiber, 96, Of Springs, Die On Same Day - 27 East

Renowned Handbag Designer Judith Leiber, 97, And Husband, Artist Gerson Leiber, 96, Of Springs, Die On Same Day

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Gerson Lieber with a photo from their wedding.  PRESS FILE

Gerson Lieber with a photo from their wedding. PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber in their home in Spring in 2016. PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber in their home in Spring in 2016. PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber in their home in Spring in 2016. PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber in their home in Spring in 2016. PRESS FILE

Judith and Gerson Lieber just after WWII.

Judith and Gerson Lieber just after WWII.

Judith and Gerson Lieber at home in Springs in 2014.  PRESS FILE

Judith and Gerson Lieber at home in Springs in 2014. PRESS FILE

Judith Lieber with some of her designs.  PRESS FILE

Judith Lieber with some of her designs. PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber at home in Springs IN 2014.  PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber at home in Springs IN 2014. PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber at home in Springs IN 2014.  PRESS FILE

Gerson and Judith Leiber at home in Springs IN 2014. PRESS FILE

Gerson Lieber at work on a painting.  PRESS FILE

Gerson Lieber at work on a painting. PRESS FILE

author on Apr 30, 2018
“If Romeo and Juliet had lived into their 90s, they would have been Judy and Gerson.”That’s how Jeffrey Sussman described Judith and Gerson Leiber, who both died at home on... more

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