Roslyn K. Lavine
Roslyn K. Lavine
  • March 2, 1927 - March 24, 2016
  • North Carolina

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Mrs. Roslyn Kirshner Lavine, 89, passed away on March 24, 2016 at Whitestone Care and Wellness Center after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. She was the oldest daughter of the late William and Hannah Rosen Kirshner of Nashville, TN; loving wife of the late Howard Lavine; beloved mother of Judy Smith (Russell) of Washington, D.C., Audrey Lavine (Clark Kee) of New York City, and Wendy Lavine of Greensboro, NC; dear grandmother of Harris Smith of Brooklyn, NY; adored sister of Benita Brown (James H.) of Nashville, TN and the late Adele Pilsk (Berle Pilsk of San Francisco, CA): many loving nieces and nephews, Doug Page, Chrissy Olson and friends too numerous to count.

She was active in synagogue, civic and community groups and was known for her infinite patience and generosity. Roslyn was best known as a teacher of knitting and needlework at the Stitch Point for over 30 years.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, March 28th, 11:00 a.m. at the Greensboro Hebrew Cemetery with Rabbi Eliezer Havivi officiating. Additional Memorial Celebration will be held on Sunday, April 3rd, 2:00 p.m. at Beth David Synagogue.

Memorial contributions in Roslyn's memory may be made to Beth David Synagogue, Rabbi's Discretionary Fund, 804 Winview Dr., Greensboro, NC, 27410 or Whitestone, a Masonic and Eastern Star Community, 700 S. Holden Road, Greensboro NC 28407.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Whitestone for the loving care and concern shown to their mother.
Hanes Lineberry Vanstory Chapel is assisting the Lavine family.