Memorial held in White Plains for former legislator who died of cancer

A former legislator who died of cancer was memorialized Sunday in White Plains.

The ceremony for Audrey Hochberg was held at Congregation Kol Ami on Soundview Avenue. Family members, friends, former colleagues and legislators were all in attendance to remember Hochberg, who lived in Scarsdale. Hochberg died of uterine cancer on June 8.

Hochberg, a Democrat, served 10 years on the county Legislature before being elected to the state Assembly in 1992. Those who knew Hochberg say she was a peace activist and an environmentalist.

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