Marcus Lebov

Marcus D. Lebov,  41, died suddenly on April 30, 2014 in New Haven. He was the beloved son of Diane R. Tanenbaum and the late Robert M. Lebov and stepson of Dr. J. Lawrence Tanenbaum.  Marcus is also survived by his devoted sister Sharra Lebov, her husband Dr. Roy Nini, his niece Lila and nephew Levi, his loving grandmother, Gert Nitkin and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and stepsisters. Marcus recently relocated to Connecticut last year after having spent many years living and working in Southern California. He will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends for his creative writing, impeccable sense of humor and his love of photography, filmmaking and dogs.  Donations in Marcus’s memory may be made to Film Independent, a non-profit arts organization that champions the independent film maker, at www.filmindependent.org.

A private funeral will be held at the Weller Funeral Home, 493 Whitney Ave., New Haven on Friday, May 2nd. The interment will be in the B’nai Jacob Memorial Park, Wintergreen Ave., New Haven. Period of mourning will be private.

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  1. Millicent Bowens said,

    05.02.14 at 1:06 am

    Dee Dee, we are so sadden by the loss of your beloved son Marcus, he was a wonderful young man. When Marcus relocated back to Connecticut he came to visit. We talked about the good old days and had some real good laughs. He will truly be missed. We loved him. The Bowens family

  2. Ellen Lazaroff said,

    05.02.14 at 3:31 am

    Dear Dede and family
    I was so saddened to hear the news of the loss of your son , Marcus. Please know that my love, my heart, my thoughts and prayers surround you and hold you close.

    All my love,

  3. nita romer said,

    05.02.14 at 11:49 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Lebov/Laden family. We hope that the love and support of family and friends will give you strength and that good memories of Marcus will prevail.

    Nita and George Romer

  4. Shani Braffman Amen said,

    05.02.14 at 5:48 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I knew Marcus from the summer we spent together at Amherst (summer of 1988). I will always remember him as he was as a teenager- funny, cool, engaging, and creative. I was so fond and am so saddened to hear of his passing. My thoughts are with you.

  5. Rabbi Richard Eisenberg said,

    05.02.14 at 11:02 pm

    Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. I have fond memories of Marcus and I remember the conversations we had and his desire to connect with Judaism and with the best within himself.
    May his memory be a blessing.

    R. Eisenberg

  6. Irma Goldbloom said,

    05.03.14 at 6:10 am

    Dearest Diane,
    I am sadden by the profound loss of your Son,Marcus.
    My Heart goes out to You,His sister Sharra and All Your Family.
    Holding You in my Heart and sending you my Deepest Understanding and Love.
    You are foremost in my thoughts and emotions ever since Betsy was sensitive and kind enough to let me know of his Passing.My arms are around you.Love,Your Friend Irma

  7. LOIS WEINER said,

    05.03.14 at 5:23 pm

    DEAR Diane and LARRY My deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and yourdear family.May the memories you hold in your heart bring you comfort always.Marcus will live in the heart of those who cherish his memory and will remember the acts of goodness he performed. May you find strength in the love and understanding of friends and family who embrace you in their hearts always.

  8. Beverly Miller said,

    05.18.14 at 12:04 am

    Dear Dee,
    My heart felt prayers to you and your family. I will remember Marcus always…smiling. The Bethany boys were a special group of young men. Cherish the beautiful memories he leaves behind, and know he is ALWAYS with you.