Irwin Levy, 88


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Irwin Levy passed away on June 21. He was the husband of Dorothy (Saval) Levy; they were married for 63 years. He was the son of the late Leo Levy and Ida (Raitman) Levy Weiner of Lynn, Massachusetts.

He is survived by his two daughters Jill Levy Sorota and Lauren Levy Brodie along with her husband, Todd Brodie; grandchildren Michael, Allison, Lindsey, Jacob, Andrew, Andrea and Rachel; great-granddaughter Amelia; daughter-in-law Caroline Carrigan; stepbrother Bernard Weiner; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Steven Levy and stepbrother David Weiner.

Irwin served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. After his discharge, he was active in youth sports as a player and referee in Lynn.

He received a BS degree in Management from Boston University (1957) and an MBA from Northeastern University (1985).

He worked in various management positions for RCA, Raytheon and Lightolier before starting his own consulting firm, Management Engineers, where he worked for 30 years. He was an avid fan of all Boston sports teams. He was a longtime member of Temple Emanu-El and a member of the Redwood Masonic Lodge. After retiring in 2009, he and his wife became duplicate bridge enthusiasts.

Contributions may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Ave., Providence, RI 02906 or Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

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