Harold Levin

Harold M. "Sonny" Levin

1931 - 2014 BENNINGTON Harold M. "Sonny" Levin, 82, a resident of Harwood Drive, Bennington, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Manchester, Vt., April 16, 1931, he was the son of the late Attorney Reuben Levin and Lula Hughes Levin. He received his education in the Bennington schools. He later served 12 years in the Air Force. Sonny married the former Rhonda Lother in Bennington on Nov. 26, 1983. He was employed at the Pennysaver Press in Bennington for sixteen years before going to work at the Bennington Banner, where he worked for ten years, prior to his retirement. Sonny was a member of Mt. Anthony Lodge, F & AM in Bennington, and also a member of Cairo Shrine in Rutland. Sonny enjoyed telling jokes and making people laugh. Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Levin, of Bennington; a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Rhonda Levin of Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Vicki Levin of Bennington; two grandchildren, Jesse and Cameron Levin, and three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Natalie Rallis and Thyra Bushee, both of Bennington and a brother and sister-in-law, Lew and Jill Levin of Shaftsbury; his mother-in-law, Emily Lother of Bennington; two brothers-in-law, Edward and Winston Lother, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Sonny was predeceased by a son, Bruce Turner and by two sisters and a brother, Priscilla Gray, Corrinne Richard and Bruce Levin. FUNERAL NOTICE: Memorial services celebrating the life of Sonny Levin will be held from the MAHAR SON FUNERAL HOME Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Richard McSherry officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Private committal services will take place at the convenience of the family at Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital in Springfield, MA through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.


Funeral Home

E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
628 Main Street  Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2516

Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 10, 2014