Lee Jaffe Swartz, 88, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 23.
Born in Pittsfield, Mass., Mrs. Swartz grew up in Troy, N.Y. During World War II, she worked for the Veterans Administration in Albany, N.Y.
In 1970, Mrs. Swartz resumed her career as a medical secretary at the Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, N.Y., and Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. She retired in 1992 and moved to Longboat Key. There, she volunteered for the Jewish Family Services of Sarasota.
Mrs. Swartz is survived by her husband of 64 years, Abner; sons Matthew and Robert; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial donations may be made to the Jewish Family Services of Sarasota.