WILLIAM (BILL) LEVIN
1932 - 2014
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LEVIN, WILLIAM (BILL) Beloved Husband of Rita, exceptional Father to Jill, Elise and Michael, extraordinary Grandfather to Katharina, Sam, Mason and Mia. Brother in law to Milly, Uncle to Cheryl, Howard, Wendy and Abbe. He now joins his younger Brother Harold; Bill passed peacefully at home with his family at his bedside. His own words: "Had a wonderful journey to the very end", and especially memorable was a trip he took to Israel last year. Born and raised in Audobon, NJ, then moved to Philadelphia. He was first Trumpet in the marching band at Audobon and then Germantown High schools. He studied Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences and then became an Osteopathic Physician via PCOM; he was also a member and officer of SAR and RHO PI fraternities. Bill came to Miami in 1959 and practiced General Family Medicine until 1992. In his retirement he became a clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine Nova Southeastern University college of Osteopathic Medicine where he was passionate about teaching. He also loved working at F.O.H, where patients and staff adored him. His favorite pastimes were eating at Joes Stone crab house, playing Golf at Sherbrook and Doral, Boating on the Rio Rita, the Dolphins (Original season ticket holder), the Marlins, the Panthers, and the Hurricanes. He loved serving as commodore of the dinner key Cruising Club. He was a founding member of Bet Shira Congregation and a member of Chavarah Chai for the past 38 years. Bill will always be remembered for his quick wit, great sense of humor and uncanny ability to remember and tell so many jokes! He touched the lives of so many. You will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Services will be held 12:00pm Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at Bet Shira Congregation 7500 South-west 128th street Miami FL, 33156. Interment in Lakeside Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Bet Shira Congregation or the Israeli defense forces.
Published in the Miami Herald from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2014.
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December 2, 2014
So sorry. Felt t had happened.


Neil
Neil Hill
September 5, 2014
Dear Rita,
Sorry to hear about Bill's passing. He was a good man and Dr. He worked diligently for the Osteopathic profession
Love
Sharyn and Bob Collins
September 2, 2014
Dear Rita:
We were so sorry to learn of your terrible loss. It was always a pleasure to share special occasions with you and Bill. We always considered you to be Lou's very special cousins.
Although there are no magical words of comfort to offer at this time, please believe that the beautiful memories of the past are certain to help you heal in the near future.

Our sincere regrets to you and your wonderful family.

Larry and Temmie Levitan
August 31, 2014
Rita, Jill, Elise and Michael,
Just heard the news of Bill's passing. I remember so fondly the 40 years of friendship that we shared. He will be missed as a wonderful friend to all. May you never know another day of sorrow.
Peter Klein
August 31, 2014
We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Diane and Jay Cohen
Diane and Jay Cohen
August 29, 2014
Dear Rita and family
We send our condolences and best wishes to you all. We miss the great dinners at Joe's Stone Crab and Ziggy's in Islamorada with Bill and Rita. Steve especially misses all the great lunches with Bill at the Concord and our football talk. We will remember Bill and you all with much love.
Hannah and Steve Tolces
Steve Tolces
August 28, 2014
Dear Rita and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I know how much your family and friends will miss Bill. The memories you hold will be with you always and this will keep him in your hearts.
Take Care,

Marilyn Wolfson
Marilyn Wolfson
August 27, 2014


May you have comfort from our loving heavenly Father because he comforts us in all our trials.
August 27, 2014
so sorry for your loss
sondra rosenfield
August 26, 2014
Dearest Rita and family...my thoughts are with you! I know how valiantly he fought and you with him all the way. Sending love and as always,my fiend, here to help you in any way! Fondly Linda
August 26, 2014
So sorry for your loss, we all are looking forward to the day that John 5:28 comes true for all the ones we love and lost. -
August 26, 2014
Condolence and love to Mrs. Levin, Jill, Elise and Michael.

When I first came to Miami, a friend recommended Dr. Levin to me and I remained his patient for many years, even after I'd moved to Boca. (What a shlep to see him!)

His warm manner and fabulous sense of humor always made my trips to the doctor an event. A wonderful and caring man; it was my privilege to know him.

Thank you, Dr. Levin. Rest in peace.
Richard Pachter
August 25, 2014
Uncle Bill, you will be forever missed.
Philene Harte
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