May 27, 1929 – January 24, 2020
Eugene Levin of Livingston, NJ passed away peacefully on the morning of January 24, 2020. He was 90 years old.
Born in the Bronx, Gene lived for many years in West Orange while he owned and operated the Tremont Soda Shop and Scotland Cleaners in Orange, NJ. Gene, a US Army Veteran, served his country in Japan during the Korean War and remained “Army Strong” for the rest of his life. Gene was deeply in love with his wife of 65 years, Ruth Levin. He was a sharp dresser, hard worker, avid photographer and family chronicler who loved to crack jokes and take care of people. He was devoted to the people he loved.
He is survived by his wife Ruth, their children, Sari (husband David), Craig (wife Wendy), and Abby (husband Wayne); nephews Paul (late wife Mai), and Barry (wife Sandra); his seven grandchildren, Marni (husband Eli), Cory (husband Ben), Eric (fiancé Melissa), Scott, Rachel, Alex, and Blake; four grandnieces, Shelby, Amanda (husband Mike), Brittany (husband AJ), and Alyssa; two great-grandnephews Rex and Felix; and great-grandneice Lennox; and great-grandpup Indy. This long list of family members is a testament to the incredible amount of love he put in to the world and the love and devotion he received in return.
The funeral will be held at Bernheim Apter Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 2:30PM. PLEASE NO FLOWERS; instead, donations can be made to the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.
- Foundation for Morristown Medical Center
- Funeral Service Monday, January 27, 2020
January 29, 2020
Uncle Gene will be missed by each of us, his brother Lester’s children, Gene’s nephews Jeffrey (Diane), and Marc (Debbie) and his niece Lori (Ross). Gene was a loving and devoted younger brother and son. Gene’s love for his extended family will remain with us along with our loving memories of uncle Gene and our aunt Ruth.