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Helene T. Lesansky, Burke Resident, NOVA Professor, Dies

Lesansky was a founding member of Northern Virginia Community College.

Helene T. Lesansky, Burke Resident, NOVA Professor, Dies Helene T. Lesansky, Burke Resident, NOVA Professor, Dies Helene T. Lesansky, Burke Resident, NOVA Professor, Dies

"Helene T. Lesansky, 89, a retired economics and sociology professor at (NOVA) died of complications related to Parkinson’s disease Jan. 9 at her home in Burke," reported The Washington Post.

Lesansky was a founding member of NOVA, teaching there from 1965 until her retirement in 1986.

Her survivors include three sons, Henry R. Lesansky of Mount Airy and Lewis Lesansky and Mendel Lesansky, both of Burke.

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