In Loving Memory of Meyer Levine

Meyer Levine

Meyer Levine

Scranton, PA March 23, 1923 ~ October 22, 2017 Date of Service: October 23, 2017

Meyer Levine, 94, Scranton, died Sunday morning in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa. He and his wife, the former Odessa Goldman, would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 16.

Born March 23, 1923, to Hannah and Sam Levine in Brooklyn, N.Y., his family then moved to Scranton when Meyer was the age of 3. He attended Scranton public schools and was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and then went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.

Meyer joined the Navy during World War II and had been stationed in Alaska and California as he served with the SeeBees for three years. After being honorably discharged, he returned to Scranton and joined his father in business at the Diamond Glass Works, where he worked until his retirement. He was a member of Temple Israel and Beth Shalom Synagogue in Scranton. He served as a member of the Jewish Home, Jewish Family Services and also the Jewish War Veterans as chairman of the scholarship committee. Meyer served on the board of directors at Temple Israel and was president of the Minyonnaires. In addition, he served as a Boy Scout commissioner and was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. 

Also surviving are two sons, Arthur and his wife, Cathy, Greenbrae, Calif.; and Kenneth and his wife, Rose, Waverly Twp.; four grandchildren, Jonathan, Stephanie, Joshua and Marisa; three great-grandchildren, Jackson, Lillian and Eli; a sister, Roselyn Rutta, Scranton; nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with services by Rabbi Daniel Swartz. Interment will take place in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery. 

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