Bernard W. Levy

LEVY, BERNARD, 84, of Warwick, RI and Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013.  He was the husband of Miriam (Friedland) Levy for over 60 years.

    Born in Providence, a son of the late Samuel and Annie (Matasow) Levy, he had lived in Warwick for nearly 60 years and wintered in Florida for over 30 years.

    He was the founder of Crosstown Press Printing in Cranston where he worked until his retirement. Mr. Levy graduated from Hope High School, Class of 1946 and attended classes at the University of Rhode Island. He served in the RI Air National Guard and was a Staff Sargent in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict.  He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans and the 102nd AC&W Squadron Association, a life member of Touro Fraternal Association, Kiwanis, Knights of Pythias and a fifty-plus year member of the RI Masonic Overseas Lodge.  An avid golfer, Mr. Levy was a member of the Pine Island Ridge Country Club in Ft. Lauderdale where he also served on the board of his community.

    He was a current member of Temple Beth-El in Providence and was a founding member of Temple Am-David in Warwick where he served as a past President of their Brotherhood, organized the Temple’s first youth group and served on many committees.

   Devoted father of Sharon Kramberg and her husband Bernie of Avon, CT and Steven Levy and his wife Donna of Warwick. Loving grandfather of David Kramberg and his wife Kathleen, Lauren Koretzki and her husband Kevin, Allison Blank and her husband Josh, Marissa Kramberg, Jennifer Kramberg, Brian Levy and Michael Levy.  Cherished great-grandfather of Rachel and Ryan Koretzki and Olivia and Julianna Blank.

   Funeral services will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in TEMPLE BETH-EL, 70 Orchard Avenue, Providence. Burial will follow in Lincoln Park Cemetery, Warwick. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Cornerstone Adult Services, 140 Warwick Neck Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Cranston.



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