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Renee Brown Laifer

January 20, 1936 — July 17, 2022

Renee Brown Laifer, 86, died July 17, 2022, in New Braunfels where she moved from Syracuse to be near family.  

She was born on January 20, 1936, in Brooklyn, NY, to Henry and Tilley Rosenblatt Brown.  She grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from New Utrecht High School in 1953 where she played in the band and was on the school yearbook committee.  She married Frank Laifer on December 26, 1955, in Brooklyn.  He was an Air Force officer, and his career took them to various bases during her lifetime.  Mrs. Laifer spent much of her time volunteering at various service organizations including the Red Cross and Family Services.  She loved to read, play Maj Jong and Bingo.  She was preceded in death by a twin brother and sister.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, who resides in New Braunfels; four children, Martin Laifer of Savannah, GA., Sharon Laifer Ross and husband Mike of New Braunfels, Lisa Carnley of Lampasas, and Stephen Laifer of Rochester, NY; two grandsons, Jason and wife Kelsie Carnley of Seguin, and Zach and wife Courtney Carnley of Lampasas; six great-grandchildren, Landon Carnley, Myles Carnley, Owen Carnley, Beckett Carnley, Chandler Carnley and Hadley Carnley; and several cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Humane CNY, 4915 W. Taft Rd., Liverpool, NY, 13088

Services will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 10:45 am. 

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