Phyllis Steinbaum Levine, 89, a lifelong resident of Bayonne, died March 13, 2020. She and her family had a vacation home on Lake Hopatcong for over 75 years.
Mrs. Levine studied at Upsala College.
She received many honors, citations, and awards for her community involvement. She was the first female president of Temple Emanu-El, a Conservative synagogue. She served in many leadership positions at the JCC of Bayonne, where she was instrumental in its arts programming. She was an involved leader in UJA and attained Lion of Judah status. She regularly took classes at the New School in New York City as well as painting and sculpture courses. She also helped support the osteopathic medical profession both on the state and national level.
Predeceased by her husband of more than 50 years, Howard M., she is survived by three sons, Alan (Laura) of Morris Township, Martin (Andrea) of Short Hills, and Steven (Debra) of Springfield; a brother, Fred Steinbaum; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by Gutterman Bros., Jersey City. A future memorial celebration of her life will be held.