Margaret Levine
January 28, 1923 - May 1, 2018

Visitation Information

May 4 2018 - 12:00 pm
Friends may meet at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

May 4 2018 - 1:00 pm
Beth Shalom Cemetery, 1501 Anderson Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15209

LEVINE, MARGARET: Born on January 28, 1923 in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is survived by her children Bob (Eileen), Judy (Jim) and Jason (Debbie) and her siblings Frances Zeifer, Beatrice Huttner and Eugene Kessler. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Laine (Trevor), Rachel (Adam), Molly, Josh, Sarah, and Elana and her two great grandchildren, Keagan and Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Bernard “Sonny” Levine and her siblings Bernard Kessler, David Kessler, Ida Soffer, Jean Sanes and Lillian Lauar. Her parents, Louis and Molly Kessler, were immigrants from a rural town in what was then Hungary. In the 1940's she graduated from the nursing school at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh. She and Sonny raised three children in Squirrel Hill. Margaret worked as a registered nurse for many years at Montefiore Hospital in Oakland. Margaret moved with Sonny from Pittsburgh to Miami Beach, Florida in 1979. Margaret worked as a  visiting nurse in Miami. Later she was a volunteer in Miami elementary schools. In her eighties, she volunteered at Aventura Hospital in Miami Beach. Her caring, helpful nature was appreciated by the patients and families she served. In 2011 Margaret moved back north to be closer to her family. She resided at the Highlands in Reading, Pennsylvania. Margaret was active in the Highlands community and made many new friends. Friends may meet at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Friday at 12 Noon and then proceed to Beth Shalom Cemetery for 1 PM Graveside Services. Contributions may be made to a charity of donor's choice.


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We were saddened to hear of Aunt Margie's passing. We send our love to her family and friends and regret we cannot be there with you for the service. We will remember her fondly, especially her sweet disposition, lovely smile, and the joy she took in interacting with the kids and babies in the family.

By Nina Thomson (Jake Boswell) - May 03, 2018