Levine, Julius


Julius Levine was born September 21, 1928 to Morris and Celia (Weingrowitz) Levine in Brooklyn, NY. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Friedlander) Levine; they were happily married for sixty-nine years.

Julius attended and graduated from the Adjutant General’s School, in Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN. In 1949, he received his bachelor’s in business administration from Bryant College. Julius was an office manager for the Artcraft Metal Co., Fall River, MA. During the 1950’s, he was a Chief Warrant Officer in the Army Reserve and later became a Second Lieutenant in the MA National Guard. Later, he received his master’s degree in engineering from the University of Massachusetts. Following his Honorable Discharge, he was employed with the Boeing Company’s aerospace division in Seattle, WA, to work with their advanced ballistic missile systems. He later joined the Colfax Company based in Pawtucket, RI, as their Vice President of Manufacturing.  Julius proudly served  there for thirty-three years until his retirement in 1996

A devoted father of Leslie Levine of Warwick, Dianne Gens and her husband, Barry, of Newton, MA and Andrea Couch and her husband, Deryl, of  Hilton Head Island, SC. Loving grandfather of Matthew Gens, Robert Gens, Jason Gens, Savannah Couch, Sydney Couch and Brooke Honer. Cherished great grandfather of Lily and Julia. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, June Heiser-Shub, Irene Weiner and Lila Matlin.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2023 in Temple Beth-El Cemetery, 4620 N. Main St., Fall River, MA. Shiva will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Insight, 43 Jefferson Blvd, Ste 1, Warwick, RI 02888 or the Chabad of West Bay, 3871 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886.

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