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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Dr. Seymour Lesonsky
November 13, 1930 - December 6, 2016
Service Information Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
Service Date: Friday December 9th, 2016
Service Time: 12:30 pm
Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
5950 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, California 90068
Seymour Lesonsky, MD, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Sunny Rose Glen in Menifee, CA. He was born on November 13, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY to Joseph and Shirley (Flinker) Lesonsky. In his youth, the family moved to Los Angeles, CA. He received his medical degree from University of California, Irvine in 1958. On December 21, 1957, he married Margaret (Peggy) Marcus and had 4 children. Dr. Lesonsky “Doc” practiced medicine in Anaheim, Rancho Mirage/Palm Desert, and Anza, CA during his 58-year career. Doc had many diverse interests and hobbies from fishing, amateur (ham) radio, farming (including pigs, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and pumpkins, etc.), classical music, piano, and most recently solar technology. In 1977, Doc moved his family to Anza where he enjoyed an unprecedented reputation as one of the strongest ham radio signals in the world. Doc was preceded in death by his parents, beloved wife Peggy, and son Daniel. He is survived by daughters Sandra Kuhlman of Las Vegas, NV; Paula (Chad) Snyder of Menifee, CA; son Eric (Annette) Lesonsky of Merrimack, NH; four grandchildren, Joshua Judd, Joseph & Matthew Lesonsky, and Mia Snyder; most beloved brother Raymond Lesonsky; nieces Sherry (Tom) Braski and Cindy (Allen) Farrington; and a great niece and nephew Carly and Ian Braski; cousin Sylvia Miceli and numerous great cousins. Doc will be remembered most for his devotion to the love of his life, Peggy, his giving compassionate nature, his keen mind, and enjoying everything life had to offer. Funeral and burial services were held on Friday, December 9, 2016, at Mount Sinai, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dr. Lesonsky’s name to doctorswithoutborders.org