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Clare Levin

January 19, 1929 — December 12, 2022

Clare Levin, 93, of Beachwood, Ohio, formerly of Erie, PA, Chautauqua, NY and Sarasota, FL, passed away Monday, December 12, 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio.  Clare was born January 19, 1929, in Erie, PA, a daughter of the late Morris P. and Luba Levine Radov. As she would have said, she was 23 years old. 

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma. Clare had been an insurance agent and had also been in the retail business. Mrs. Levin was a partner with her husband, Mace, in Mace Electronics and later was a founder and partner with her sister, Mitzi, in the Compleat Kitchen at the Millcreek Mall.

Mrs. Levin served as an officer of Hadassah and the Erie YWCA. She also chaired and later served on The Sarasota Memorial Hospital Visitation Committee and served for more than ten years as a volunteer with the Sarasota Meals on Wheels and the Guardian Ad Litem.

Mrs. Levin was a member of Temple Beth Israel in Sarasota, Temple Anshe Hesed in Erie, and the Hebrew Congregation in Chautauqua. Upon moving to Sarasota, she and her husband conducted Sabbath services in assisted living and nursing homes there. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mace H. Levin, in December 2008 and her son, Barry Levin, in April of 2007.  

Survivors include her children; sons, Joel Levin and his wife, Mary Jane, of Boynton Beach, FL, Adam Levin and his wife, Nancy, of Beachwood, OH, daughter-in-law, Janel, and son, Artie Levin, of Erie; six grandchildren, Reid, Jennifer, Rebecca, Zachary, Rachel and Ava, and one great-granddaughter, Zariah. 

Friends are invited to call on the family at Temple Anshe Hesed, 540 Old Zuck Road, Erie, PA on Thursday, December 15th from 11:00 AM until the time of funeral service at 12 Noon, with Rabbi Rob Morais officiating.  Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Shiva will be held on Thursday, December 15th from 7 PM to 9 PM at Congregation Shaarey Tikvah, 26811 Fairmount Avenue, Beachwood, OH, and on Friday, December 16th and Sunday from 1 PM to 4 PM at the Four Seasons Apartments, 26600 George Zeiger Drive, Beachwood, OH in Building 3, Event Space.

Memorials may be made to the Barry Levin Fund at the Mandel JDS, 26500 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood, Ohio 44122 or to the organization of one’s choice.

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