Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 16, 2012 11:20 am EDT


ROCHESTER, N.Y. — At age 68, he was called to his heavenly home on May 13, 2012.

Daniel Ray Levering was born Sept. 12, 1943, to his parents, Ray Follin and Mary (Thomas) Levering of Mount Vernon. After graduating from Ohio State University in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Dan moved his family to Rochester to begin his career at Eastman Kodak Co. From 1980-1994, Dan worked as a supervisor in the Manufacturing Engineering Department of Clinical Products Division on the EKTACHEM Analyzer. In 1994, the Clinical Business Unit of Eastman Kodak was purchased by Johnson & Johnson, where Dan continued his work until his retirement in 1998. A devoted worker for his church, Dan served in the position of Deacon and Elder and played in the hand bell choir. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing Euchre, and watching his Ohio State Buckeyes play football and basketball. He was a member of the Rochester Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, and the Mayflower Society.

Dan is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carole (Davis) Levering. and his daughter, Elizabeth (Levering) Weaver of Wilton, Conn.

Friends may call today, May 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY 14624. A service to celebrate Dan’s life will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Christian Reformed Church, 2750 Atlantic Ave., Penfield 14526.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS; or the Rochester Christian Reformed Church.

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