LOUIS BRISKER, 82, a retired liquor store owner in Washington who had been active in United Cerebral Palsy Association affairs, died Wednesday at the Washington Hospital Center after a stroke. He lived in Washington. a
He established Brisker Liquors on South Capitol Street in 1945 and later owned Metro Liquors on Columbia Road NW until retiring in 1960.
Mr. Brisker was born in Gomel, Russia. He came to the Washington area in 1916. He attended an agricultural school in New Jersey, then returned here to work for 21 years as a cashier and personnel manager of the Arcade Sunshine Co., a laundry and dry-cleaning firm.
In 1969, Mr. Brisker accompanied his wife, Sarah F., a D.C. school teacher who had received a Eugene and Agnes Meyer Fellowship to visit Soviet schools, on a trip to his native land, where he was reunited with relatives for the first time in many years.
Mr. Brisker was a charter member of the Samuel Gompers Lodge of the Masons. He won a number of championships as a left-handed bowler.
He became involved with the Cerebral Palsy Association after one of his grandsons became the 1976 poster boy of the association.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Lisa Bordenick of Chevy Chase; a son, Henry C., of Silver Spring; four brothers, Harry, of Washington, Nathan, of Bethesda, Samuel of Miami Beach, Fla., and Isaac, of the Soviet Union; three sisters, Edith Villastrigo of Silver Spring, and Luba and Lena, of the Soviet Union, and six grandchildren.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the United Cerebral Palsy Association.