Arthur Lavinthal

Arthur Lavinthal

Arthur Roth Lavinthal, 84, of Delray Beach, Fla., died Dec. 19, 2018. Born in Trenton, he resided there for 70 years before retiring to Delray Beach.

A cobbler by trade, Mr. Lavinthal was a third-generation owner of Sam’s Shoe Shop, a shoe repair shop located in downtown Trenton.

He graduated from Trenton High School in 1952. He received an associate’s degree in science from Mercer County Community College.

After high school, he volunteered for the draft and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

An avid skier around the world, he was a member of the Trenton Ski Club. In Delray Beach he was a member of the Men’s and Computer clubs.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Anita (Leibson); his daughter, Bonnie (Barry) Gothelf; his son, Marc; a sister, Doris Lavinthal; and three grandchildren.

Services were held Dec. 20 with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood House, Ewing.

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