Wil Levy

Obituary of Wil Levy

Wil Levy

Chester, NY


Wil Levy passed away at Lakeview Rehabilitation & Care Center in Wayne, NJ on Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was 86. Son of the late Meyer Levy and Henrietta David Levy, he was born in the Bronx on June 18, 1931. 


Wil was a retired Laborer for Tarkett, Inc. Tile in Vails Gate, NY.  He was a veteran of the United States Army serving as a Military Police Officer in Germany during the Korean War, was an avid NY Yankee fan for 80 years, and enjoyed trying his luck at OTB in Monroe and playing craps at the casino.


Wil was predeceased by his wife Kathryn in 2002. He is survived by his daughters, Karyn Hawkenberry and husband Richard of Chester, NY, Janet Doherty and husband Patrick of Greenville, NY as well as 5 grandchildren, Jaclyn, Alysa, Kyle, Brian & Kathryn. He was also predeceased by his brother David Levy.


Visitation will be held from 2-4 pm on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 515 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, July 24, 2017 in the Cemetery of the Highlands, Route 32, Highland Mills, NY.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or American Cancer Society-Eastern Division, 121 Executive Drive, New Windsor, NY 12553.