On November 5, 2018, Bette Levin, 95, formerly of Baltimore and Gulfport Florida, died peacefully at her home at Fairhaven in Sykesville, Maryland. She was born April 15, 1923, in Bridgeton, New Jersey, the daughter of Harry and Adeline Sandler (nee Horuvitz). Preceded in death by her parents and loving husband, Benjamin Levin.

Bette graduated from Forest Park High School in 1941. She worked for the Baltimore City Hospitals, the Hecht Company, Stansbury Pharmacy and the Tomlinson Craft Collection. She received a degree in occupational therapy from Baltimore Junior College in 1971.

While living in Florida, she volunteered at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and was a member of the Brandeis University Women’s Organization. Bette was a caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all. She was also an avid gardener, a talented artist and an excellent cook. She loved art, literature, music, dance and theater and passed her love of the arts on to her children and grandchildren. Her love of nature was only surpassed by her ability to make anyone who came into her presence feel valued and heard.

She is survived by her brother Donald Sandler (Lynne) of Arlington, Virginia, and sons Aaron Levin (Jill) of Baltimore and Robert Levin (Wanda) of Burnsville, North Carolina and daughter Judith Marshall (Todd) of Saint Paul, Minnesota; also by grandchildren Anna Levin of Baltimore, Hannah Levin of Brasstown, North Carolina, and Molly Rouse (Damon) of Asheville, North Carolina, Isaac Marshall of Saint Paul and great-grandchildren Oscar and Alma Rouse. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Sunday, November 11, at 2 p.m. Interment at Oheb Shalom Congregation Cemetery, 6130 O’Donnell St. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to any nature or arts organization of your choice. In mourning at 5504 Mattfeldt Ave., Baltimore, MD 21209, Sunday only.

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