Maxie-Ellen Lechter


Maxie-Ellen Lechter, age 92, of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed away Aug. 29. She was born to the late Ruth and Rubin Phillips on Oct. 2, 1928, in Baltimore, and was the older sister to her beloved brother, Mel. She will be remembered with love by her husband of 73 years, Sidney Lechter; and her children, Michael (Sharon) of Paradise Valley, Ariz., William (Goldie) of New Market, Md., Robert (Teresa) of Silver Spring and Mary (Kevin) of Fairfax. She was the proud grandmother to Phillip, Shelly, Rick, David, Sura, Kary, Casey and Lara; and great-grandmother to Dylan, Kristian, Annalise, Emma and Norah. Maxie sang in the choirs at Temple Sinai in Washington and Temple Solel in Phoenix. Donations may be made to the Phoenix Zoo (

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