MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – Georgia Lehman, of Mount Kisco, died Monday, Jan. 18, of cancer. She was 84.
She was born Feb. 22, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Catherine (Wilchuk) and Michael Boyko, a restaurateur in Brooklyn.
She graduated from Douglas College, now Rutgers University, in 1952, and the New York American Theater Wing in 1953.
A professional theater actress in the 1950s, she performed in summer and winter stock productions in New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
After the birth of her children, she had an administrative career, retiring from Swiss Re, a re-insurance company. In retirement, she volunteered at Head Start, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Northern Westchester Hospital and the Jacob Burns Film Center.
She was divorced from Lewis W. Lehman, a theater, film and music producer and director, who predeceased her.
She is survived by her children Kristin Ferguson (David) of Toronto, Christopher Lehman (Maureen) of Yonkers, Jennifer Paquette (John) of Denver; grandchildren Jessica Bright (Graham), Tory Ferguson, Alexander Ferguson, Baxter Lehman, Ally Lehman, Michael Paquette, Joshua Paquette and John Paul Paquette; great-grandson Jack Bright; and daughter-in-law, Denise Lehman.
She was predeceased by a son, Michael Lehman.
Visitation is Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Oelker-Cox & Sinatra Funeral Home, 262 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, followed immediately by a service at 11 a.m. and Christian burial at St. Francis Cemetery, Mount Kisco.
In lieu of flowers, and if desired, a donation to a charitable organization she served as a volunteer would be appreciated by her family.