Shirley Kreger Levin

by | Apr 8, 2021 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Shirley Levin (née Kreger) was born in Norfolk and graduated from Maury High School. She worked at the Naval Base during WWII before joining her family business, AAA Building, and Plumbing Supply. She was a fixture there for more than 60 years.

She always had a kind word and funny joke for everyone. She had many talents and taught herself architecture and designed and built several residential properties. She was active in real estate and a savvy investor in the stock market. For many years she was an active member of B’nai Israel, Temple Israel, and Congregation Beth El. She was also a supporter of Brith Sholom, Hadassah, and other charities.

Her family was the most important aspect of her life and she was always willing to extend a helping hand and give motherly advice.

She is preceded in death by her husband Harvey Levin, her two brothers, Samuel Kreger and Sol Kreger, and a sister, Bernice Kreger. She is survived by her brother Arthur Kreger (Emmy Lou) her two children, Phyllis Jacobs and Barry Lance (Wendy); her four adoring grandchildren, Jason, Holly, Michael, and Kevin; four great-grandchildren, Blake, Dax, Becca, and Abby; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The service was livestreamed at Contributions to the Parkinson’s Foundation or charity of choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at