Evening Times Globe, November 19, 1942, SB95, p. 228
Benjamin Levine Dies at Residence
The death of Benjamin Levine, for many years propietor of a meat and grocery business in the North End, occured at his home, 699 Main Street, yesterday afternoon following an illness of two months.
Mr. Levine was born in Poland, a son of the late William and Fanny Levine. He had resided in Saint John for the last 40 years and was esteemed by a wide circle of friends who will learn with regret of his death. He was a staunch member of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue.
Besides his wife he leaves to mourn three daughters, Mrs. Harry Rush, Moncton; Mrs. Bessie Freedman, New York; and Mrs. Dora Lux, at home; one brother Samuel Levine, Montreal; one sister. Mrs. Lizzie Levine, Poland.
The funeral will be held from his residence this (Thursday) afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Interment will be made in the Hebrew plot in Fernhill Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.56. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Nathan and Mary Meltzer - E1. Additional notes: merchant
Private Benjamin Levine of Edmonton, Alberta, died of wounds on September 25, 1944, according to an official announcement. There is a Star of David on his gravestone (see Veterans Affairs Canada web site).