Loretta Burack (Levitt) of Whippany died April 12, 2020. Born in Hartford, Conn., and raised in Newark, she raised her own family in Orange and Union before moving to West Orange. She later resided in Livingston before moving to Whippany two years ago.
Mrs. Burack established herself professionally first as a legal secretary and then as the administrative assistant to the president of Motor Club of America in Newark and Paramus for over 35 years, retiring at the age of 79.
She graduated from South Side High School in Newark.
She was a life member of Hadassah, Jewish Women International, and National Council of Jewish Women. She was an avid traveler, having visited six continents. She enjoyed concerts, theater, lecture series, mahjong, jazzercise, and volunteering at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.
Predeceased by her husband, Marvin, she is survived by her daughter, Jaimee (Bruce) Baumgarten of North Caldwell; a brother, Gerald Levitt of Boynton Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Private services were held with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to National Council of Jewish Women/Essex.