May 4, 1929 – February 9, 2023
Date: February 13, 2023 Time: 3:00 PM
New Montefiore Cemetery: 1180 Wellwood Ave., West Babylon, NY 11704
Hillel Bear Levine, 93, of Aurora, Ohio, originally of Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NY died on February 8, 2023, at Maltz Hospice House of Menorah Park, Beachwood, Ohio. He moved to Aurora, Ohio four years ago with his daughter and son-in-law after spending the first 89 years of his life in Brooklyn. Until his retirement, he was the owner of HZL Drug Company, a provider to independent pharmacies in Brooklyn. Hillel was known for his outgoing manner, his catalog of jokes, his search for a good restaurant meal, his love of the NY Yankees and his relationship with his children and grandchildren. He was born in Brooklyn on May 4,1929 to Harry and Lilly Levine. He is predeceased in death by his parents and siblings, wife Renee (Goldstein) and three sons Charles, Michael, and Steven. He is survived by his daughter Lauren Goldberg (Alan) as well as granddaughters Shari Prensky (Ben) of Havertown, PA, Jenna Martin (Patrick) of Wilmington MA and four great-grandchildren, Orly and Dani Prensky and Evie and Zander Martin. Burial will take place on Monday February 13, 2023 at 3:00 pm at New Montefiore Cemetery, West Babylon, NY. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Maltz Hospice House, 1 David Myers Parkway, Beachwood, OH 44202.