In Memoriam

Donna Hahn-Levin
Donna Hahn-Levin
Class of 1962

The Virginian-Pilot, Monday November, 17, 2008

PORTSMOUTH - Donna Levin, 64, died peacefully in her home Nov. 14, 2008. Donna was born Dec. 17, 1943, in Alexandria, Va., to the late Thelma and Lester Hahn.

She graduated from Cradock High School and was retired from the Norfolk YMCA.

She leaves to cherish her memory a loving and devoted husband, Bernard "Bernie" Levin; one son, Joel Hahn Cocke and his wife Robin of Portsmouth; children from her husband's previous marriage, John D. Levin of Los Angeles, Amy W. Keefe of Boston and Robert B. Levin of Virginia Beach; one sister, Linda Ridenour of Portsmouth; niece, Leigh Ann Herrod (Chris); nephew, Paul Ridenour; great-nieces Abby Herrod and Emily Ridenour; and great-nephew, Mitchell Herrod, all of Portsmouth; grandchildren, Maxwell Levin, Major Levin, Patrick Keefe, Kyle Keefe, Isiah Plovnick and Julian Plovnick; "adopted" granddaughter, Ashleigh Jones; and her aunt and uncle, Hilda and Kenny Clemons of Fairfax, Va.

She was predeceased by stepdaughter, Margaret Plovnick. Donna will be remembered for her quick wit, great sense of humor, winning personality, kindness, love of children, and her support and encouraging words. Her family and friends will miss her many cards and the special gifts that she wrapped so lovingly and beautifully.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 4811 High St. W., Portsmouth, VA 23703. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel, 1501 Colonial Ave., Norfolk. The family requests that in her memory you make someone smile today or make a memorial contribution to your favorite charity.