Obituary: Dorothy Mae Lowenthal
Dorothy Mae Lowenthal, 94, formerly of Montclair, died on Oct. 10, 2019 in Verona.
Mrs. Lowenthal was born on April 18, 1925 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Dr. Phillip and Lillian Brody. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and later went on to earn two master's degrees.
Shortly after college, she married Dr. Martin Lowenthal. They raised their three children, Wendy, Hank and Steve in Montclair. She served as president of Hadassah at her temple for many years and was also passionate about her work in the Montclair public schools.
She and her husband visited destinations all over the world. In addition, Mrs. Lowenthal loved the arts, frequently visiting museums, galleries and attending the theatre in New York City.
Mrs. Lowenthal enjoyed playing golf, was an avid sports fan, but hated the Yankees with a passion. She loved crossword puzzles, reading books, magazines and newspapers and listening to classical music. She was also an avid bridge and canasta player.
She was predeceased by her husband, Marty and her son Hank.
Mrs. Lowenthal is survived by her daughter Wendy and her husband Gary S. Young, her son Steve, her grandchildren Rebecca (Brad), Jon (Lexi), Bill (Kate), Erica (Nick), Lee (Andrea), Marissa, Jannina, Dana and Jonah, her 13 great grandchildren, and her friend Terry Debska.
A graveside service for family was held on Sunday, Oct. 13 at New Montefiore Cemetery in West Babylon, N.Y. Family did not sit shiva due to the Jewish holidays.