Marilyn P. Lebowitz (nee Levine), age 92,of Dayton, passed away Feb. 12 at The Sanctuary at Wilmington Place after a short illness. Mrs. Lebowitz was the owner of The Elegant Bag for more than 20 years, retired from The Secret Ingredient and was a longtime member of Temple Israel. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Louis Aaron “Buddy” Lebowitz; parents, Sam and Evelyn Levine and step-mother, Sarah Saidel Levine. Mrs. Lebowitz is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Alan and Jean Lebowitz of Piqua, Ted and David Hopson of Kettering; step-grandchildren, Max, Michael, Noah, Sophie and a host of other relatives and friends. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice of Dayton in Mrs. Lebowitz’s memory.
Shirley Ann (Krakoff) Levitt, age 90 formerly of Dayton, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Boca Raton on Feb. 2 with her children by her side. Mrs. Levitt was preceded in death two years ago by her beloved husband of 67 years, Herman W. Levitt. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boca Raton Public Library or any Hospice organization.
Ira Rubin, age 85 of Dayton, passed away Feb. 17 at Bethany Village in Centerville. He was born July 29, 1931 in New York to Abraham and Tess (Kaplan) Rubin. He married Ann B. Seplowitz on Dec. 20, 1966. Mr. Rubin is survived by his wife, son Scott (Karina) Rubin of Columbus, daughter Amy of Chicago, and two grandchildren, Max and Tobey. He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister Harriet Tischler. He will be remembered by his passion for sport fishing, his practice of law for more than 50 years and his deep love for his family. Contributions may be made in his memory to the National Parkinson Foundation, www.parkinson.org. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery.
Sylvia Lewis Wilson, age 94, formerly of Dayton, passed away peacefully Jan. 28 in Atlanta, where she has lived for the past 14 years. Mrs. Wilson graduated from Cornell University and was the program director for the Camp Fire Girls council in Dayton for 23 years. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 37 years, Sigmund Wilson in 1981. Mrs. Wilson is survived by her four children, Dr. Jeffrey Wilson of Pontiac, Mich., Stephen Wilson (Christine) of Port Townsend, Wash., James Wilson (Dalton Massey) of Hayward, Calif., and Beth Thomsen (Dr. James) of Atlanta; her grandchildren Suzanne Busdieker, Deborah Marfia, Graham and Daniel Wilson, and Elizabeth and Margaret Thomsen; and great grandchildren Maddie, Blaise, Maya and Teddy. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Fountainview Center, 2631 N. Druid Hills Rd., Atlanta, GA 30329.