Louis Levine, 97
Louis Levine of Kiamesha Lake, a longtime area resident, died on Monday, February 25, 2008 in Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris with his son by his side. He was 97.
Louis was a longtime member of Fallsburg Lodge #1122 of the Free and Accepted Masons, he was the Grand Chaplin of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York, and he was a member of Kalurah Shriners Temple and a World War II Army Veteran. Louis was also a member of the Loch Sheldrake Senior Citizens, American Legion, Jewish War Veterans and the VFW.
He is survived by his one son, Mitchel and his wife, Ruth of New York, N.Y.; his three grandchildren, Lisa, Rebecca and David; and his two great grandchildren, Joshua and Toby.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rae in August of 2000.
Funeral services along with Masonic and American Legion services was held on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 in the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home Inc., Monticello. Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz officiated.
Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery Flushing.
The family will be sitting Shiva in Kiamesha Lake from Wednesday night thru Friday afternoon and then again from Sunday until Wednesday afternoon.
Donations in memory of Louis may be made to Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.
Funeral arrangements by Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home Inc. Monticello.
Betty Ross of Coral Springs, Fla., formerly of Liberty, passed away on Thanksgiving Day after a short illness. She was 78.
She was born March 17, 1929, the daughter of Albert and Mollie Adato.
Mrs. Ross was, for the past 48 years, the historian of the family company, Ross Industries.
She was survived by her husband of 53 years, David J. Ross, at home; daughters, Allison Bratstein Ross and her husband, Michael Bratstein and Ilene Ross; a son, Mitchell Ross; granddaughter, Trisha Ross; and grandson, Steven Ross; a sister, Clara Shor; nieces, nephews and great-nieces.
The Florida community showed love and caring with representation from Police and Fire departments, Disney World executives, friends, neighbors and employees. The thirty years Mrs. Ross resided in Florida created great love, caring and deep respect. She will be missed and lovingly remembered. Her eulogy was her life.