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Robert Lowenstein

June 12, 1918September 8, 2020


Of New York, NY and Washington, DC passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the age of 102. He practiced law in New York City and Washington, DC. Robert enjoyed spending time with family, reading, traveling (especially to Italy and Maine), and relaxing at Bethany Beach, DE. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Elizabeth (Betty); his children Steven (Elaine), Beth (Jeff), and Linda (Al); his stepdaughter, Betty Kester; his grandchildren, Karen (Ed), Ryan (Kathryn), Tessa, Adam, Tobin, Thomas (Anne), and Christopher; and five great-grandchildren. Robert was predeceased by his daughters Susan and Carol; his brothers, Richard and Louis; and his former wife, Rollee Efros. A service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s name may be made to SOME (So Others Might Eat), 71 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, ATTN: Alison Donovan.


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Nancy Starr

September 9, 2020

Dear Betty, Bob certainly chose you as a wonderful wife, always so supportive and cheerful. No wonder he enjoyed you so much and stayed here so long!

I will also remember him as a person who lived a balanced life, taking time to enjoy a dream of time with you in Italy.

I always felt welcomed by him with his smiles and interests. It was a treat to know him.

Sending you much love, Nancy

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