John Kenneth Levi, 77, of Livingston and Point Pleasant died Oct. 8, 2014. Born in East Orange, he grew up in Maplewood and was a resident of Livingston, where he raised his family, since 1971.
Prior to his retirement in 2010, Mr. Levi was the senior vice president for 35 years of Kent International Bicycle Manufacturing Company in Parsippany.
He was a 1955 graduate of Columbia High School in Maplewood. In 1959, he graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.
He was a lifetime member of Temple B’nai Jeshurun in Short Hills and had served on the board of the New Philharmonic of New Jersey for 20 years.
Predeceased by his first wife, Jacqueline Levi; his son, Richard; and his parents, Edith and Frank Levi, he is survived by his wife of 36 years, Linda Kamler Levi, three sons, Andrew (Angelique) of Fairfield, Conn., Todd of Livingston, and Jesse of Santa Monica, Calif.; a brother, Frank D. of Short Hills; and two granddaughters.
Mrs. Levi is a past president of the New Jersey Jewish News.
Services were held Oct. 10 at Temple B’nai Jeshurun with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.