Lenore Alpert dies aged 83 in Maryland

05:35 AM 13 Jun 2012 NZST
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Lenore Alpert, 83, a well-known person in harness racing during the last half of the 20th century, passed away, on June 10 in Silver Spring, Md.

Mrs. Alpert and her husband, Sidney Alpert, were well know at a number of racetracks where her husband's company, Electronic Race Patrol, which for almost a half century, provided sound and video at Brandywine Raceway, Dover Downs, Rosecroft Raceway and Laurel Racecourse, and the ill-fated, burned-down Garden State Park as well as Chicago area harness tracks and at the ill-fated, burned-down Garden State Park thoroughbred track.

During the 1980s, she and her husband owned several successful stakes winners pacers, Stargell Hanover and Commander Bond.

She is survived by her husband, Sidney A. Alpert, son Mark (Sharon) and grandchildren Julie and Jennifer Alpert, and Adam (Cassie) and Stacey Rosenthal and great-grandmother of Faith Rosenthal.

Graveside funeral services were held on June 11, at Judean Memorial Gardens, Olney, Md. Memorial contributions may be made to Ohev Sholom-The National Synagogue, Silver Spring, Md.

by Marv BACHRAD

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