LEONA BERSADSKY , M.D., died peacefully on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at her residence after a long battle with heart disease.
She was predeceased by her longtime companion, Dr. Dorothy Bratsas, and is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Dr. Bersadsky was a practicing psychiatrist in New Orleans for over 40 years and was devoted to her work. She loved traveling the world, spending evenings with her friends and enjoying Johnny Walker Black with one ice cube.
A graveside service was conducted by Rabbi Ed Paul Cohn on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Hebrew Rest #3 Cemetery, (corner Frenchmen and Pelopidas).
Memorial donations are preferred to the New Orleans Chapter of the American Heart Association, 110 Veterans Blvd, Metairie, LA 70005, 504-830-2300.
Arrangements were by Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home of Metairie. For more information, call 504-835-2341.