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Howard Levinsky

Howard Levinsky MD

Thursday, April 13th, 1950 - Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Dr. Howard Levinsky passed away February 14th, 2019 at the age of 68 surrounded by his family. He was a loved husband, father, and grandfather. Howard was a talented physician who will be remembered for his warm smile and thoughtful generosity. He was an avid fisherman, lover of classical music, and was passionate about politics and his Jewish heritage. Howard was born to Maurice and Clara Levinsky in Skokie, Illinois and was younger brother to Barry. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and went on to achieve a Doctor of Medicine from Creighton University. He proudly served at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia from 1979 to 1982 where he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander, MC, USNR. Howard practiced as a gastroenterologist in Chicago until his retirement at Methodist Hospital in 2018. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 40 years Lisa, his children Aaron (Julia), Benjamin, Jonathan (Tyler), and Sarah (Eric), as well as grandchildren Logan and Aiden. Service Monday, 1:00 p.m. at Oak Park Temple, 1235 Harlem Ave., Oak Park. Private interment at Zion Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger, www.mazon.org. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.
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  • Service

    Monday, February 18th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 18th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Oak Park Temple
    Address
    1235 N Harlem Ave
    OAK PARK, IL 60302
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    Officiant
    Rabbi Max Weiss
    Clergy
    Cantor Julie Yugend-Green
  • Interment

    Location
    Zion Gardens Cemetery
    Address
    6758 W. Addison Street
    CHICAGO, IL 60634
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    The interment at Zion Gardens Cemetery will be private.
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Donations are being accepted for: Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger.

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Caroline and Paul Connors

Posted at 05:44pm
Sending our love and deepest sympathy to Sarah and the Levinsky family.
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Meg Baker

Posted at 12:29pm
Howie you were the best brother in law - so generous to my family - an excellent man -I will love you always - sleep well . Meg Shannon Baker
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