HERBERT S. LEVINSON
1925 - 2017
BORN
1925
DIED
2017
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Robert E. Shure Funeral Home
543 George Street
New Haven, CT
LEVINSON, HERBERT S.Herbert ("Herb") S. Levinson, age 92, husband of Sally Levinson and long-time New Haven resident, passed away February 17, 2017. He was born September 1925 in Chicago, son of the late Israel Levinson and Tillie Gash Levinson and sister of the late Pearl Goldenberg. Herb worked as a transportation consultant and was a member of Mishkan Israel in Hamden. He was a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a past member of the Transportation Research Board Executive Committee. In 2013, the Illinois Institute of Technology awarded Herb an honorary doctorate. He received the Presidential Design Award for Excellence in 1994. Herb is survived by wife Sally of Wallingford, nieces Dr. Donna Goldenberg Feldman, Debra Goldenberg, niece-in-law Carole Kaplan Goldenberg, nephew-in-law David Feldman, two grand nieces Dr. Sara Feldman and Caren Feldman, seven grand nephews Michael Feldman, Ben Goldenberg, Jonathan Feldman, Russell Goldenberg, Steven Feldman, Daniel Goldenberg, and Eric Feldman, and two step-sons Dr. Joel Hasbrouk and Brian Hasbrouk.Graveside Services will be held on Sunday morning Feb. 19 at 10:30 o'clock at the Mishkan Israel Cemetery,80 Jewell St. New Haven, CT. For those who wish to further honor Herb's memory, donations can be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center, CAMERA, or the ACLU. Robert E. Shure Funeral Home,543 George St. New Haven is in care of Arrangements. To Sign an On-Line Registry Book or to Leave A Message of Condolence, Please Visit: www.shurefuneralhome.com.

Published by The New Haven Register from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2017.
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I had the pleasure of working with Herb for 45 years and considered him a role model. His best decision was marrying Sally late in life. He kept urging me to get married. Herb was both a star in transportation planning as well as a star of an individual. His memory lives on with his transportation contributions as well as the people he helped.
Peter Martin
November 15, 2017
Dear Sally,
I was very saddened to have come across this notice of Herb's passing. I am no longer in CT and had not heard. My heartfelt sympathy to you and yours. Surely, it has been a difficult several months for all of you. Herb was a kind, sweet person and so very remarkable. Please know I am thinking of you and also hoping you are well.

Love,
Suzanne Jacovino
Suzanne Jacovino
July 23, 2017
Herb was a great mentor to me. Thoroughly enjoyed our collaboration on several federal transit research projects, and his very practical guidance on multiple projects over the years. Sally and Herb were great partners, and I will miss Herb very much.
Alan Danaher
April 26, 2017
Herb's professionalism and kindness will be remembered. It was an honor and a pleasure to meet him when he came to visit our office in 2002. Pictured here are Bill Hurrell, Herb Levinson, and Peter Martin - working on a Bay Area corridor study.
Paula Hirsch
February 28, 2017
I met Herb over 40 years ago and we developed a life-long professional and personal friendship. Everyone who knew and worked with Herb has stories. It was an honor and privilege to have him as a colleague, friend and mentor.

Our hearts and prayers are with Sally and family.
C. Michael Walton
February 28, 2017
Herb will always be remembered as a pillar in the transportation community. He was my professor at UConn 30 years ago and I will never forget him - being the only student taking his course that semester, he made me teach it to him! Now, I teach engineering students and always start by mentioning my first time as a "professor" - thank you, Dr. Levinson, for that experience.
James Purcell
February 28, 2017
Myself, as many others, enjoyed and benefited from the friendship, wisdom, and kindness of Herb Levinson. He was one of these unique individuals that combine great achievements as a professional with the best traits of the human race. Peace be with him and his family and friends.
Jose Holguin-Veras
Coworker
February 24, 2017
Herb Levinson is a name that will always be remembered for his contributions to the field of transportation. I first met Herb as a student at Polytechnic University. He became my mentor throughout my education and continued as a mentor long after I graduated. Over the years, I would call Herb to ruminate over ideas and listen to his always insightful thoughts.

Condolences to his family. He will be greatly missed.
Elena Prassas
Coworker
February 24, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of Herb's passing. It was a privilege to have a chance to work with him. He has left an incredible legacy in the field. May his memory be for a blessing.
Larry Englisher
February 24, 2017
I am sorry to hear Herbert's passing. He remained active beyond the borders of a physical need. His ideas and contributions in the field of transportation, always valuable and rich, will be missed. May he rest in peace and satisfied.
Basil Psarianos
February 24, 2017
He was a great man and intellectual, as well as a mentor to me. We will miss him.
Gary Sokolow
February 23, 2017
I am very sorry to learn of Herb's passing. He was always very helpful to me in my work at UTRC. He was always ready to lend a hand. May his memory be for a blessing.

-Penny Eickemeyer
Penny Eickemeyer
February 20, 2017
I am honored and blessed to have known Herb. Herb was always available to mentor me and my students. He was truly a blessing in my professional life and I will miss him. My condolences to his family.
Camille Kamga
February 19, 2017
May the powerful words recorded in the bible at Matthew 5:4 add comfort to your saddened heart during this difficult time.
February 17, 2017
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