05.24.12

Aaron Levine

Aaron M. Levine of New Haven and Woodbridge died peacefully on May 24th at the age of 91. He was the son of the late Samuel and Ray Botwinik Levine.  He was predeceased by brothers Ted and Herbert Levine. Devoted husband of the late Gloria Rahm Levine and the late Miriam Nelson Levine.  Beloved father of Lawrence, Steven (Joan), Nanci (Robert), the late Danny Zukowsky, and Chivas Regal I, II, and III.  Father-In-Law of Joyce Levine.  Loving grandfather of Glenn Levine, Daniel Levine, Jennifer Levine, Amy Shiffrin Gill (Justin), Rachel Levine Kornfeld (Sean). Great grandfather of Jessica, Samuel, Hannah, and  Annika Levine and Zachary Kornfeld.  He leaves many dear and loving friends. Aaron was a graduate of Clark University and Boston University School of Law. He was a decorated veteran of WWII.  He was the founder of The Connecticut Automatic Transmission Company.  He and Miriam later started and operated The Antiques Market in Westville for 37 years which allowed them to share their passion for travelling, history, and antiques. He will be sadly missed by any and all who knew and loved him.

Funeral service at the Mishkan Israel Cemetery, Jewell St., New Haven Tuesday morning at 11. Memorial contributions may be made to The Coordinating Council for Children in Crisis (www. ccccnh.org) or Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Ct. 06517. Visiting hours at the Levine home will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2:30 – 4:30pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm.

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6 Comments

  1. bruce brumberger said,

    05.26.12 at 1:29 pm

    where is the Levine home? is it his son Steve’s or Aarons home for sitting shiva

  2. Nanci said,

    05.27.12 at 3:33 pm

    We will have directions at the funeral

  3. Anthony Gamberdella said,

    05.27.12 at 5:11 pm

    We would like to extend our condolences on your great loss. Anthony & Theresa Gamberdella

  4. Karen, Alan, Elana and Michael Rubinstein said,

    05.27.12 at 11:50 pm

    Our sincere condolences. We will all miss our Great Uncle Aaron. Will always fondly remember visiting the Antiques Market and seeing Aaron, Miriam and Chivas… Love, Karen, and Alan, Elana and Michael R. (your Columbia, MD cousins).

  5. Charlie Perrotti said,

    05.29.12 at 12:54 pm

    It was always fun to see Aaron … and Miriam … no matter what the setting. When visiting the Antiques Market, many times I remember encountering Aaron & Miriam in one of their “opposing point of view” chit-chats regarding a business decision. It was fun being a “fly on the wall”, observing & listening while they each stated their points of view, always infused with that beautiful, elegant dry sense of humor. Usually the discussion drifted off, Aaron relenting with a mumble, eyes rolling skyward … almost always followed by laughter! Aaron & Miriam truly are two of the most wonderful people I have ever met. People like Aaron & Miriam should never leave this earth; the world so direly needs them. Thank you A & M.
    Your Friend, Charlie

  6. Alice Herrmann said,

    05.31.12 at 10:17 pm

    Dear Steve, Thinking of you during this time of sadness. I understand your grief. Be strong and live your Dad”s love in your heart. My sincere condolences to you and your family. Alice Herrmann, WHHS