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Betty Lillian (Wein) Levitt passed away Thursday morning on January 5, 2017.
Born in Newburyport on September 17, 1934. She was a graduate of Beth Israel Hospital Nursing School, and Syracuse University. Betty worked as a nursing supervisor for the Rhode Island Visiting Nurse Association for most of her professional career in Providence, R.I. She was an honored member of Temple Beth Sholom, and an active member of the Sisterhood and especially its Torah Fund. Betty enjoyed sailing southeastern New England, with her husband, Ralph Levitt of Sarasota, Fla. and spent many summers on Cape Cod. She enjoyed theatre, music and mah johng. Betty was preceded in death by her parents William and Miriam Wein.
Survivors are her husband, Ralph; her children, Alisa Billings of Dover, Mass. and David Levitt of Greenfield; her sister, Dorothy Lezberg of Marlboro; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorial services for Betty will be at Temple Beth Sholom on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm.
An additional memorial service will be held at Paul C. Rodgers & Sons Funeral Home, Newburyport on January 11, 2017 at 2 p.m., with internment to follow at Newburyport Hebrew Cemetery.
Published on  January 7, 2017
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