Former Giant President Javitch Dies

HARRISON, N.Y. — Funeral services were held Friday for Lee H. Javitch, the former chairman and president of Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa.

Javitch, born in 1931, was the son of David Javitch, who had founded the chain as Carlisle Meat Market in 1923. The younger Javitch built the chain to more than 30 locations.

“Lee Javitch was an icon in the grocery industry, and created a legacy of generosity and service that defined an organization

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