Helen Hurst Levin

by | Nov 12, 2012 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach—Helen Hurst Levin, age 92, died peacefully at her residence on Friday Nov. 2, 2012.

A native of the Bronx, N. Y., Helen, was the daughter of Leo and Frances Hurst.

Her family moved to Portsmouth in 1934. She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. In 1937, she married Irvin Levin and remained happily married until his death in 1975. Together they founded and operated Phillips Jewelers in Portsmouth until retirement. After Irvin’s death in 1975, Helen moved to Virginia Beach, maintaining her memberships at Chevra Thillim and Gomley Chesed Congregation.

She is survived by her three children, Susan Ashbee and her husband Ronnie, Phillip Levin and his wife Darlene and Franklin Levin and his wife Sandra; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery with Rabbi David L. Goldstein officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Gomley Chesed Congregation or Our Lady of Perpetual Help. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts.