Obituary: Irene Levinson Schwartz

Obituary: Irene Levinson Schwartz

Irene Levinson Schwartz, 96, of Dunwoody, was a published author.

Irene Levinson Schwartz, 96, of Dunwoody, died Sept. 9, 2018. She was born to the late Anna and Harry Levinson and was preceded in death by her husband, Abraham, and brother, David. Irene met her husband of 70 years at The Ohio State University, where they both graduated.

She loved literature, and was an avid reader and a published author. Irene donated her time researching the archives at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati for their various historical projects. She contributed to Holocaust remembrance by interviewing survivors and documenting their experiences. She was a docent who led tours at the historic Plum Street Temple in Cincinnati, where she was an active volunteer.

Irene loved entertaining for family and friends as well as traveling and antiquing with her husband. Some of her fondest memories were spent with family at their summer cottage in Myrtle Beach. Irene was loving, gracious and generous.

She is survived by daughters, Jacqueline Mandell, Sally Kornhauser, and Lisa Gordon (Ken); and her grandchildren, Chloe Mandell, Erica Davidson (Dale), David Kornhauser, Clayton Kornhauser, Coleman Gordon; and many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank her wonderful caregiver, Barbara Davis.

Donations may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 1580 Spalding Drive, Atlanta, 30350 or Cure PSP, 1206 York Road, Suite L-4, Luthersille, Md. 21093.

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