Posted on Thursday, 6th April 2017 | New Haven
Allen Kushner, 85, of Southington passed away on Saturday, April 1, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Albany, NY, Al was a long-time resident of Connecticut. He is survived by his wife Carmelita Leff-Kushner of Southington; children Jeffrey Kushner of Wolcott, Gary Kushner and wife Yuko Tanaka-Kushner of Mountain View, CA, and Max Kushner of Evans, GA; step-children David Leff and partner Rosemarie Paine of West Haven, Jonathan Leff of New Haven, Michael Leff of Wallingford, and Rachel Leff and husband Anuj Bhardwaj of Ridgefield; and sister Joan Paley of Albany, NY. He was also the beloved grandfather of Lilly Kushner and the late Stephen Kushner; Peter, Cara, and Jake Leff; and Maya Bhardwaj.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 am at the Weller Funeral Home, 493 Whitney Ave., New Haven. The interment will be in the Mishkan Israel Cemetery, Jewell St., New Haven.