On April 3, Raymond Pelovitz of Baltimore at 93. He is survived by wife Ellene Pelovitz (née Monaco); children Alex (Daisy) Pelovitz, Neil Pelovitz, Robyn Katz (Robert Krinsky) and Lisa Pelovitz (Michael Testa); grandchildren Jordan Pelovitz (Sara Emerson), Aaron Pelovitz, Nicole Shapiro and Zachary Shapiro; and a great-grandson. He was predeceased by his siblings Norman (Karen) Pell and Goldie (Sylvan) Gershen; Cecile (Sam) Steinberg; and parents Dora and Joshua Pelovitz. He was the patriarch of the Pelovitz family. A Baltimore native who grew up in the Hamilton neighborhood where his parents ran Pelovitz Food Market, he was a member of the first graduating class of Forest Park High School. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Thereafter, he opened Pelovitz Food and Liquor in East Baltimore.
Contributions may be sent to The American Heart Association.