Dorothy Levitas, 97, of Ellenville, died Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Glen Arden of Goshen.
Born in Ellenville, she was a daughter of the late Jack & Frances Cohen Seiken. Dorothy was a graduate of the Packard Business School in Brooklyn. She was partner in two family businesses in Ellenville for many years, Corner Cigar Store and Seiken Liquor Store. A member of the Ellenville Seniors, Kerhonkson Seniors, Shawangunk Country Club and past member of the Congregation Ezrath Israel. Dorothy was a volunteer at the Ellenville Hospital and a lifelong active Ellenville community participant.
Dorothy is survived by two children, Susan Dean and her husband, Dr. Mark Dean of Vail, CO, formerly of Kingston and Mark Levitas and his wife Lorraine Levitas of Goshen, NY. Three grandchildren, Risa Dean Holmes, Michael Dean and Jonathan Levitas, three great grandchildren, Zachary Levitas, Mali Holmes and Kiana Holmes.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Montrepose Cemetery at 11:00 AM. Cantor Bob Cohen from Temple Emanuel will officiate the service.
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