Irv Lebowitz, 79, of Kingston, died Thursday morning, January 23, 2020, in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Sidney and Helen Lebowitz and was a graduate of Wilkes College, where he earned his Masters degree in Elementary Education and attended Brooklyn College.
During the Cubian Crisis, he served 6 years in the Army Reserves; worked as the Athletic Director Talmudical Academy in Baltimore; Mesivta Yeshiva Chaim Berlin in NY and most recently, for 35 years, at the JCC, Wilkes-Barre. He was a member of Congregation Ohav Zedek and other civic and religious organizations.
In additional to his parents, he was preceded by his son, Aaron.
He is survived by his brother, Mark Lebowitz, Israel; sister, Evelyn Stein, VA; nieces, nephews and many friends.
Graveside Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 24, 2020, at 10:30 am in Ohav Zedek Cemetery, 500 Chestnut Street, Hanover Twp with Rabbi Perlman officiating.
Arrangements by Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Inc., Wilkes-Barre.
Shiva will be observed at 100 New Mallory Place, Wilkes-Barre, Saturday, January 25, 2020 through Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:00 am.
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