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Douglas Levitan, 61

March 19, 2019

Douglas Levitan, 61, of Marietta passed away at Reading Hospital-Tower Health on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. He was born in Lancaster to Nathan Levitan of Marietta and the late Mary (Darlington) Levitan.

Raised in Lancaster, Doug graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School where he played basketball and baseball. Doug attended Miami-Dade Community College, where he also played baseball. A great athlete, he had tryouts with some professional baseball teams as a pitcher.

Doug worked as a salesman for Faulkner Chevrolet up until 3 years ago before his illness caused him to stop. He received salesman of the year on numerous occasions and had many repeat customers because of his passion for selling cars.

He attended Congregation Shaarai Shomayim.

A very generous man, Doug helped others even if he was struggling. He was funny and always cracking jokes. Dougโ€™s grandchildren were everything to him. He was a great father and grandfather. He enjoyed vacationing in Wildwood, NJ, and cheering for the Dallas Cowboys.

In addition to his father Nathan, Doug is survived by his daughter Brittany L. Levitan and her boyfriend Julius Gomez and their children Aiden and Aries Gomez of Mount Joy; his brother Dr. Donald Masey, husband of Carolyn of Lititz, his sister Sarah Spencer of Millersville and his significant other and good friend Tina Herr of Lancaster.

A visitation will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, followed by the funeral at 10:30 AM with Rabbi Jack P. Paskoff officiating, on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. Interment in Christadelphian Chapel Cemetery, Neffsville. In lieu of flowers donate to www.gofundme.com/douglaslevitan

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Condolences to the Family

April 17, 2019

i still can’t believe you are gone having a really hard time with this.miss and love you always๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”
Chevelle Tingen

March 23, 2019

My deepest sympathies to the entire family. Doug was a great person and a good friend. Doug and Sarah are like family. We grew up in the same neighborhood and went to the same schools. I would say that we have been friends our entire lives, even though we didn’t see each other off and on for years we always considered Doug and Sarah more like family then friends. Doug will sorrowly be missed. We attended many parties together and had many laughs and great fun. I know he was a great father on talking about how proud he was of Brit going to college. I just wished Doug could have stayed with us longer. Guess the lord needed another angel. Sorry I couldn’t make the service. I will never forget Doug and will live on in our hearts.

March 22, 2019

We know Doug from the Riverside.  He was a great guy with larger than life humor, but a gentle giant with a heart of gold.  Our condolences to his family.  Jack & Shari Thompson

March 21, 2019

Dear Sarah, so very sorry for your loss.  I very fond memories of your brother and mother.   Sending you light and love at this very difficult and sad time. Peace and Love to  you friend. โœŒ๏ธโค๏ธ

March 21, 2019

My heart goes out to the Levitan Family. I worked with Doug and Nate for many years at Larry Murphy/ Faulkner Chevrolet . I had many laughs and conversations with Doug.  As the newspaper said Doug was very giving to othrs even when he couldn’t afford it. Just like his dad. My thoughts and prayers will be with you . 

March 21, 2019

Not having seen Doug since we played hoops together both at 6th Ward and our championship rec league team, I remember him as a soft-spoken, kind young man who was also a fantastic athlete. He could shoot equally well with both hands. My heart goes out to the family and loved ones. He was a great guy and I’m sure you must miss him.  Jeremy Farber

March 21, 2019

Fly on my friend. Your pain and suffering is through. You & your Mom are together again. Soaring with the angels. R.I.P  God Bless!  Those you left behind. ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป  msConnie Long

March 21, 2019

Dear Sarah and Family, It is with a heavy heart that I am so sorry to hear about Dougs passing. It has been quite awhile since I had seen Doug but it feels like it was just yesterday. There are lots of memories, to many to mention, but I will always hold a special place in my heart for him.
With Deepest Sympathy, Ann Marie Filling-Engle  

March 21, 2019

I was shocked to hear about your passing.  Will always remember watching you play ball at 6th ward park and hanging out with your sister and family.  You will be missed.  My prayers go out to your entire family. 

March 21, 2019

You will be miss my brother, from 6th ward all the way threw 20 years of playing softball together.RIP.   Bruce Bubba Heisey

March 21, 2019

I knew Doug for quite a number of years.  I delivered his family’s mail on Hamilton St back in the 80’s.  Doug and I played basketball with and against each other over the years and especially at 6th Ward Playground.  He was always a friend and he will be missed.  He’s celebrating and we will mourn.  Peace goes out to his survivors who will always remember Doug in a fond way.

March 21, 2019

Dear Brittany and family, I’m so sorry for your loss, may all the prayers comfort you at this sad time in your lives. If there’s anything I can do don’t hesitate to ask Love Kathy Baker!

March 21, 2019

My condolences go out to the entire family. Doug will be in my thoughts and prayers. He was a fellow 6th Ward regular, as myself, and a great young athelete. God bless.

March 21, 2019

R.I.P. Doug i know that you are in heaven with your mom i will never forget you have known you for over 25 year’s.Sending prayers for your entire family.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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Friday, March 22, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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