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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA

OBITUARY

Doris Anna Levin Davis

25 October , 19218 September , 2019

Doris Anna Levin Davis, age 97, passed away on September 8, 2019. Born in New Orleans, she was a resident of Woldenberg Village in New Orleans. Beloved and devoted wife for 67 years of the late Edward Isaac Davis, who she married on April 5, 1945. Mother of Dr. Bruce Allan Davis (Barbara) of Nashville, TN and Larry Davis (Gal Trettin) of New Orleans, LA. She is also survived by a granddaughter, Susan Davis Price (Kevin) of Pinehurst, NC and grandsons, Michael Davis (Mali) of Minneapolis, MN, Steven Davis (Samantha) of Los Angeles, CA and Marcus Davis (Lexi DeWitt) of New Orleans, LA. She is the great-grandmother of Hailey and David Price (parents Susan and Kevin Price) and Lazlo and Poppy Davis (parents Steven and Samantha Davis); special family member Mila McGraw of New Orleans and many devoted nieces and nephews. Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late Selig and Mina Levin and sister of the late David Levin and Rosalie Lakretz.

She was a graduate of Sophie B. Wright high School (1938) and a lifelong member of Congregation Beth Israel. The family would like to thank the care at Woldenberg Village, Personal Homecare Services and Compassus Hospice for their kindness and care.

Graveside services will be held on September 10, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in New Beth Israel Cemetery, 4400 Elysian Fields Ave. with Rabbi Josh Pernick officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Congregation Beth Israel, 4004 W. Esplanade Ave, Metairie, LA 70002 or Jewish Children’s Regional Services, 3500 N. Causeway Blvd. Metairie, LA 70002.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.lakrelawnmetairie.com.

Services

  • Graveside Service Tuesday, 10 September , 2019

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Franklin Sapir

11 September 2019

SORRY TO HERE OF YOUR LOSS

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FRANK

Ned Goldberg

9 September 2019

Doris was a loving, kind, smart, passionate and involved woman who earned the love and respect of anyone who knew her. She clung to life and living until the very end of her 98 years . I visited with her only two weeks ago and the first and last words out of her mouth were questions about my welfare and the welfare of my wife and children. The day before my visit, she had conducted the Shabbat Services at Woldenberg Village for herself and several fellow residents. . Perhaps her secrets to a long life lay in her determination to fill each day with personal relationships , intense feelings and deep thought . What a woman and what a life!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY