Obituary: Howard Levenberg

Obituary: Howard Levenberg

He served in Army counterintelligence during the Korean War and was active in Democratic politics.

Howard Levenberg, beloved husband of Nancy Glube andfather of Dana Levenberg (Stephen Hersh), Karen Levenberg (Nathan Potter) and Rachel Glube (David Friedman), passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at his home in Alpharetta on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.

Born April 21, 1929, to Rose Shapiro Levenberg and Dr. Isador Levenberg, a dentist, in Linden, N.J., Howard attended New York University for two years, then completed his bachelor’s degree in economics at Washington College.

Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He served as a special agent in Army counterintelligence in the United States as well as in Okinawa. Howard became involved in direct marketing and spent his professional career in list management.

He married Lore Baer, with whom he had two children, Dana and Karen. They lived in Teaneck, N.J., where Howard became an integral part of the local Democratic Party. He served as county Democratic committeeman and president of the Teaneck Democratic Committee. He proudly worked on many campaigns to get progressive Democratic values in place locally, in the state and at the federal level. He ran as a delegate for Jimmy Carter.

Howard married Nancy Glube in 1988. Nancy’s daughter, Rachel, became another devoted daughter to Howard.

Howard was committed to Jewish values and proudly helped his children and grandchildren at their b’nai mitzvah, attended synagogue on the High Holidays, and connected with local Jewish community members.

Howard is survived by his wife, Nancy; his daughters, Dana, Karen and Rachel; grandchildren Caleb and Eli Hersh, Gideon and Ezra Potter, and Emily and Isabel Friedman; and his sister, Bryna Fireside.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alpharetta Bridge Club, Weinstein Hospice or the National Kidney Foundation.

A funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m. at Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta. Interment will be Sunday, Sept. 3, at 11 a.m. at Bnai Israel Cemetery, Newark, N.J. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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