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    Mason, Deborah A.

    Deborah (Debba) Ann Hodgdon Mason, 69, passed away January 1, 2020 at home with her family in Newton. Beloved wife of the late Richard F. Mason….

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    Maxwell R. Morton

    Maxwell R. Morton, January 3, 2020.  Services will be held at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley, MA on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 10:30 am. Interment will follow.     The post Maxwell R. Morton appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Janet Gilman

    Gilman, Janet (Shapiro), of New York, formerly of New Jersey, and Peabody, MA, on January 1, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Aaron Gilman. Devoted mother of Amy Gilman, Suzanne Gilman, and Laura Anne Gilman. Proud grandmother of Daniel and Evan Klein. Loving sister of Dorothy Schiff-Shannon, Larry Shapiro, and the late Judy Krupp. Service at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton, MA on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 12 noon. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, memorial observance will be at the home of Amy Gilman, 5-7:30 pm, Minyan at 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Janet’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH…

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    Marilyn Kolodney

      of Auburndale, MA, on January 2, 2020. Beloved wife of the late David Kolodney. Devoted mother of Lawrence, Michael and Jeff. Dear grandmother of  Jacob, Alex, Nathan, Sophia, Owen, Ryan, Brandon and Madeline. Loving sister of the late Anne Turkel and Sol Lessinger. Memorial service will be held at Temple Shalom, 175 Temple St. Newton, MA on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2 pm. Interment private. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Jeff Kolodney and Marcia Tabenken 11 North St. Newtonville, MA, Sunday evening 5 pm – 8 pm. The post Marilyn Kolodney appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Ledyard, Diana

    Diana Ledyard, of Newton, MA, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, December 23, 2019 at the age of 71. She was born on June 6, 1948 to the…

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    Margaret J. Bromfield

    Margaret J. Bromfield of Boston, MA, formerly of Maine, passed away on December 23, 2019. Beloved wife of Dale Bromfield. Loving sister of Patricia Gagnon and her husband David. Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Margaret was a registered nurse for the hospitals in the Greater Boston area. The last 20 years, she dedicated to caring for families as a hospice nurse. Margaret worked for Roxbury Children Services. She received a bachelors in Gerontology and Psychology from Emmanuel College, and was an associate member of the Daughters of Wisdom Organization. She met Dale Bromfield in 1970 and married December 1971. Margaret and Dale have been married the last 48…

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    Rochelle (Silver) Lurie

          Lurie, Rochelle (Silver), a 40-year resident of Weston, MA, raised in West Hartford, CT, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 after a sudden andcourageous battle with Ampullary Cancer. She loved her children, friends and extended family with all her heart. Devoted mother to Joelle, Mark, Charles,and Nathanial Lurie. Loving sister of Andrea Hotes. Dear aunt of Gennifer Lippman & Todd Hotes. A graduate of Vassar College ‘71, Rochelle spent her junior year studying in France and later earned her Masters from Harvard in 1976. Over 20 years, she built a widely respected private practice which counselled generations of high school students through the college admissions process.…

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    Marsha L. Steinberg

    Marsha L. Steinberg- Of Brookline, on December 20,2019,after a long illness surrounded by the most incredible friends at her passing.Complete notice on Saturday afternoon.Graveside services on Monday,December 23, 2019 at 12:45pm at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon .Please assemble behind the administration building.   The post Marsha L. Steinberg appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Blanche Randall

    Blanche Randall, age 95, of Chicago, IL, formerly of Needham, on December 16, 2019.  Beloved wife of the late Sydney Randall.  Devoted mother of Pamela Randall, Robin Fintel and her husband Dan, and Melinda Randall and her husband Joel Chodos.  Dear grandmother of Gregory and Bradley Finger, Bara, Josh and Zack Fintel, and Noah and Jenna Chodos.  Services at the chapel of Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 10:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452. The post Blanche Randall appeared first on Brezniak Rodman…

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    Baldi, Mario

    Mario Baldi of West Newton, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 16th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family in his home at the age of 88. Born…

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    Laura Isenberg

      Laura Isenberg of Newton, MA formerly of New Haven, CT, passed away on December 13, 2019. Beloved wife of Mark Byers. Devoted mother of Daniel Byers and Anthony Byers and his wife Lilah. Proud grandmother of Esther and Joseph Byers. Loving sister of Sally Cohn, Nancy Isenberg, and Michael Isenberg. Services at Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington St., Newton, MA on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 1 pm. Interment to follow at Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St., Newton, MA. Memorial observance at the home of Mark Byers on Monday 3-6 pm and Tuesday 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura’s memory may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess…

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    Roslyn Geller

    Geller, Roslyn (Santer), of Newton, MA, and Framingham, MA, passed away on December 13, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Albert A. Geller. Devoted mother of Susan Mendez-Diez and her husband Francisco, Michael Geller and his wife Linda, Jon Geller and his wife Julie, and David Geller and his wife Anne. Loving grandmother of Andrew Geller and his wife Hilary, Meredith, Stephen, Haley, Alexa Geller, and Julie Geller and her husband Ray Terpeny. Proud great-grandmother of Aiden, Ari, and Jordan. Dear sister of Joeline Spivack. Graveside service at Beth Israel Memorial Park, 190 South St., Waltham, MA on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations…

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    Louis M. Sandman

    Louis M. Sandman, 82, son of the late Eli and Dora Sandman passed away in Boston on December 12, 2019. Louis grew up in Worcester and lived in Framingham from 1966 to 2018.  Louis was autistic, which was not recognized or treated during his childhood.  He graduated from Classical High School in Worcester and Clark University, where he majored in history.  In his 50s, he returned to college and earned a degree in computer science from Framingham State College and subsequently worked as a programmer, an occupation in which he found comfort. Louis was an amateur astronomer and photographer.  He leaves his wife of 55 years, Joan (Rosenstein) Sandman, his children Ellen and…

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    Carr, Justine M.

    Justine Mary (Meehan) Carr of Chestnut Hill, December 10, 2019. Beloved wife of Daniel Carr. Loving mother of Nora Carr and her husband Dan Libon of…

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    Stephen J. Hurwitz

    Hurwitz, Stephen J., of Brookline, on Dec. 10, 2019. Loving brother of Michael and his wife Nancy of Needham, Dr. Alfred and his wife Marjorie of CA, and Julie Seelig and her husband Michael of Vancouver.  Also survived by several devoted nieces and nephews. Graveside service on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Crawford St. Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury at 1:00 pm. Remembrances in memory of Stephen may be made to The Price Center, 27 Christina St., Newton, MA 02461. Arrangements by brezniakfuneraldirectors.com. The post Stephen J. Hurwitz appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Mark Goldstein

    Mark Goldstein of Grafton, MA passed away on December 8, 2019.  Graveside service on December  9, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 42 Concord Rd./Route 126, Wayland, MA.  A shiva memorial will be held Tuesday, December 10 from 3 – 6 pm, location to be determined.  Mark will be missed for his humor, his music, and his kind loving soul. The post Mark Goldstein appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Arthur Kogos

    Kogos- Arthur, of Worcester, MA, formerly of Boston, MA, and Las Vegas, NV, on December 9, 2019. Beloved husband of Patricia (Harding) Kogos. Devoted father of Scott Samuel Kogos and his wife, Jaime Lynn. Proud grandfather of Eliza Rose Kogos. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave.#6, Waltham, MA 02451. The post Arthur Kogos appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Wilson Menashi

    Wilson Menashi of Lexington, MA died on December 7, 2019.  Beloved husband, father, grandfather, scientist/inventor, friend and octopus whisperer.  He is survived by his wife Deborah, children Solomon and Dara, grandchildren Jake and Sophie and daughter-in-law Nancy Bernard.  Wilson was born in Resht Iran in 1934.  He immigrated to England in 1950 and came to the United States in 1957 to attend graduate school at Columbia University in Chemical Engineering.  He married Deborah in 1961 and had three children (Daniel 1966-1967).  He led many different lives in his 85 years including founding Ceres Corporation and becoming the world’s largest producer of cubic zirconia.  For the last twenty-five he has been…

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    Walter L. Glazer

    Walter L. Glazer, age 94, Sunday Dec. 1, 2019. Son of the late Harry Glazer and Jennie (Schweitzer) Glazer. He left behind his wife of 60 years, Doreen (Grace), his children; Evelyn Marcelja and her late husband Robert, Howard Glazer and his wife Stefanie. His cherished grandchildren, Eli and Jacob Glazer. Brother of the late George Glazer and Helen Rote. Many loving nieces and nephews also survive him. Walter was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps. Special thanks to his life saving doctors, Schnipper, Pennachio and Corrigan. He was their miracle man as was he ours. Private services were held Thursday, Dec. 5 at Shepetovka Cemetery in…

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    Larry Burstein

    Burstein, Lawrence “Larry” of Newton, MA, and Barton, VT, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019 at the VA Bedford Hospital. Beloved husband of Adria (Cimo) Burstein. Loving father of Rebecca Burstein and her husband William Martin. Proud grandfather of Antonia “Toni” Burstein. Graveside service at Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St., Newton, MA on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Larry’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 The post Larry Burstein appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Marvin R. Bernstein

              Marvin R. Bernstein-Of Framingham, MA, on December 5, 2019.Beloved husband of the late Barbara Lee (Hatch) Bernstein. Devoted father of Deena Aborjaily and her husband Eric, Mitchel Bernstein and his wife Stacy. Dear grandfather of Simon, Spencer and Justin Bernstein, Amira and Brandon Aborjaily. Dear brother of Helen Weiner. Services at Temple Shalom,175 Temple St., West Newton, on Sunday, December 8,2019 at 12:30 pm. Following interment at Beit Olam Cemetery,60 Old Sudbury Rd., Wayland memorial observance will be held at the residence of Mitchel and Stacy Bernstein until 8:00pm Sunday and will continue at the residence of Deena and Eric Aborjaily Monday 7-9pm. In lieu…

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    Edwin M. Bikofsky

        Edwin M. Bikofsky, 94, of West Newton, MA, on December 3, 2019. Beloved husband and best friend of Carol S. (Garelick) Bikofsky. Loving father to David R. Bikofsky and wife Karen, Lauren B. Binder and husband John, Lynn A. Bikofsky and partner David Evans. Dear grandfather to Rebecca and Benjamin Binder, George and Lily Kaplan, Sarah Bikofsky Groper and Sophie Bikofsky. Brother to the late Helen Warner. Ed’s most important loves were his wife Carol and his family, followed by his passion for tennis, which he played until age 91 and a half. Ed was a decorated World War II veteran during which he flew 31 missions in…

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    Ariella Parsons

    Ariella Parsons of Brookline, MA   Funeral service at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 10:00 am. Following interment at Temple Emeth Memorial Park, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, MA, memorial observance will be at the home of Amy Parsons until 8 pm, Thursday 4-8 pm, and Friday 1-5 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ariella’s memory may be made to Jewish National Fund, 78 Randall Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570. The post Ariella Parsons appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    David Winer

    Graveside service at the Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery, 670 Baker St., West Roxbury, MA on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10:30 am. The post David Winer appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Lillian Yanoff

    Yanoff- Lillian (Schachter), 92, of Stoughton, MA, on November 28, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Yanoff. Dear mother of Alan Yanoff, Howard Yanoff, and Scott and Lori Yanoff. Proud grandmother of Shayna Yanoff and Sage Yanoff. Loving sister of Louis Schachter, Sidney Schachter and Anne Lutsky. Graveside service at 1:45 pm on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA. Donations in her memory may be made to Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doyleston, PA 18901.   The post Lillian Yanoff appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Cynthia G. Bernstein

      Cynthia (Garber) Bernstein, 87, of Canton, November 26, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Harry S. Bernstein. Dear mother of Benis Bernstein and Hugh Fenimore, Robert (Anne) Bernstein and Joel (Suzanne) Bernstein. Proud grandmother of Frances Fenimore, Edward, Jeffrey, Samuel and Sarah Bernstein. Loving sister of Lawrence Mack. Services at 11:00 am on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton Centre, MA. Burial to follow at Hand in Hand Cemetery, West Roxbury. Following interment, shiva will be at the home of Robert Bernstein on Sunday and Monday 2:00-7:00 pm. Donations in her memory may be made to Canton Veteran Services, 660 Washington St., Canton, MA…

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    Celia (Buckman) Bornstein

    Celia (Buckman) Bornstein, 104 years young, of Dedham, formally Randolph, November 23, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Morris Bornstein for 49 years. Dear mother of Joan Astor and Ann and Harvey Levensohn. Awesome grandmother of Scott and Linda Astor, Dr. Todd Astor and Annalisa VanKirk, Adam and Laura Levensohn, and Melissa and Dennis Feist. Amazing great-grandmother to Mikayla, Jonathan and Benjamin Astor, Zachary and Noah Feist and Brady and Brett Levensohn. Graveside service on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 10:00 am at Beth El Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, MA. Following interment shiva will be held at NewBridge on the Charles Health Center Conservatory until 3:00 pm, continuing…

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    Leonard “Lenny” Kaster

    Kaster, Leonard “Lenny”, of Millis, MA, entered into eternal rest on November 20, 2019. Lenny was born on November 10, 1931 to the late David and Golda (Fegelman) Kaster. Beloved husband of the late Ronnie Lynne (Freedman) Kaster for 59 years. Devoted father of David Kaster and his wife Myra Lee, Dr. Bruce Kaster and his wife Madelon, and RobinSue DeSimone and her husband Gino. Lenny had the blessing of being grandfather to 8, and more recently 2 great-grandchildren. Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 9:45 am. Memorial observance will be at Lenny’s late residence until 4 pm. In…

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    Eugene P. Gilbo

    Eugene P. Gilbo Of Brookline, on November 20, 2019.Beloved husband of Tanya. Devoted father of Olga Solomon. Dear brother of Joseph. Services at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston (parking on the Riverway), on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm. Following interment at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 350 Grove St., West Roxbury,  memorial observance will be held at his residence, 55 Leland Rd., Chestnut Hill until 7:00 pm, and Monday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Temple Israel.   The post Eugene P. Gilbo appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Pauline Mann

    Pauline Mann, 94, of Belmont, MA, formerly of Sunrise, FL and Queens, NY, died on November 18th from progressively failing health. She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Isidore Mann, her parents Solomon and Mary Cohen, and her siblings Sam, Rebecca and David. Pauline is survived by her children Gail Mann (Steve Klionsky) and Barry Mann (Marianne), three grandchildren, Sarah Klionsky (Nick Nelson), Daniel Klionsky (Meredith) and Alison Mann, and three great grandchildren, Max and Lila Nelson and Phillip Klionsky, and [many] nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 22nd at 1:00 p.m. at Washington Memorial Park in Mt. Sinai, NY. The post…

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    Maitra, Saswati Rinku

    On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Saswati, “Rinku” Maitra passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and many close friends who gathered to…

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    Helen M. Aronson

    Helen M. Aronson, 84, of Worcester, MA, formerly of Grafton and Westborough, died on November 14th after a period of failing health. She was predeceased by her parents, Emmanuel and Dorothy Aronson, and her sister, Rose Rodenstein. Helen is survived by her nephews, Lawrence, Morris and Alan Rodenstein, and her niece, Andrea Spandau. Helen was a teacher in the Grafton school system for many years. After her retirement, she was a familiar face at the Grafton Senior Center. Helen loved animals, especially her pugs, and was a dedicated fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 18th at…

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    Beckler, Dorothy J.

    Dorothy Jean (Macdonald) Beckler, of Newton, passed away on Nov 11, 2019 at her home. She was 90. Jean was a lifelong Newton resident and had…

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    Max S. Berger

    MAX S. BERGER, 94, of Framingham, formerly of Natick passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor Berger. Devoted father of Philip Berger and his girlfriend Karin Gremo and the late Judi Berger and Joel Berger. Proud grandfather of Jenna Story and her husband Pat, Matthew Fahey and his girlfriend Lilly Marston, JaimeAnn Higgins and her husband Brian. Great grandfather of Ava Lynn Higgins, Conor and McKenna Story. Uncle of Lisa Barker and her husband Michael Barker. Graveside services will be held at Sharon Memorial Park (40 Dedham St., Sharon), on Friday, November 15, 2019 at…

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    Neal Bocian

    Neal  Bocian-of Chestnut Hill, on November 11, 2019. Complete information will be posted when funeral arrangements are finalized. The post Neal Bocian appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Attorney Semyon Alesker

    Attorney Semyon Alesker-of Brookline, on November 10, 2019. Beloved husband of Eelizaveta for 76 years. Devoted father of Dr. Eugenia Alesker and her husband, Marvin Zimble. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services at Temple Sinai, 25 Canton St., Sharon, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:15 am. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park. The post Attorney Semyon Alesker appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Michael Leroy Lopin

    Services will be held at Temple Shalom of Newton, 175 Temple St., Newton, MA at 10:30 am on Sunday, November 10, 2019. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to: Sandy Island Camp Improvement Fund https://bit.ly/2Q1iNge.Toward the bottom of the giving page is a place where you can select Honor / Memorial Gift. Select yes and then fill in with Michael Lopin.   The post Michael Leroy Lopin appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

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    Phyllis Bloom

    Bloom, Phyllis (Levenson), of West Newton, MA, on November 6, 2019. Beloved wife for 61 years of Paul Bloom. Devoted mother of Susan Murphy and her husband Tom, George Bloom and his wife Margot, and Peter Bloom. Proud grandmother of Sean & Karen Murphy and Samantha, Jessica, and Jennifer Bloom. Loving sister of John Levenson. Phyllis was a hospital volunteer for 30 years. She enjoyed reading, classical music, cooking & gardening. Graveside service at Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St., Newton, MA on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 2 pm. Following services, Shiva will be at Phyllis’ late residence until 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Phyllis’ memory may…