Lev Shekhtman passed away on Dec. 25, 2020. A private graveside service was held on Dec. 27, 2020 at Beth El Cemetery and officiated by Rabbi Steven Abraham. Due to current circumstances, Lev’s celebration of life with family and friends will take place in 2021 with announcement to follow.
He was preceded in death by parents, Samuel and Gita Shekhtman and brother Oleg.
He is survived by wife, Elizabeth May; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Regina; son, Alex; grandsons: Oliver and Jasper; brother, Dimenty with his family in Israel; first cousin, Yefim Aronin in Belarus; sister-in-law and her husband, Lyudmila and Yefim; cousins, nieces and nephews around the world.
Lev was a professional musician, always full of love and happiness, which he projected by playing bayan (button accordion). He was the life of every gathering and always the first to help someone in need. His never-ending love for family and music will always be remembered by those around him.
Memorials may be made by reaching out to his immediate family.