Full Name: Hanna Lewinson
Date of Death: Thursday, February 3, 2022
Hanna Lewinson, 101, of Fair Lawn, N.J. passed away on February 3rd, 2022 with her family at her side. Hanna was born in Uelzen, Germany on July 5th 1920 and emigrated to The United States in 1939, settling in New York City. She worked very hard and succeeded in rescuing her parents and sister from Nazi Germany. In 1949 she married her first husband, Gerald Frank, who passed away in 1965. In 1958, the family moved to Fair Lawn, N.J. In 1969 she married her second husband, Jacob Lewinson, who passed away in 1995. Together Jacob and Hanna were founders of Congregation Ahavat Achim in Fair Lawn. Hanna loved to play Mah Jong. She will be missed by her family and many friends. Hanna was predeceased by her parents, William and Ella Horwitz and her sister Ruth Manasse. Hanna is survived by her son Dennis Frank and his wife Barbara from Fair Lawn, N.J., her daughter Judy Schwartzman and her husband Bob from Syosset, N.Y., five grandchildren, Gerald Frank and his wife Sharon from Brooklyn, N.Y., David Frank and his wife Lauren from Staten Island, N.Y., Jonathan Frank and his wife Rachel from Teaneck, N.J., Gina Schwartzman from Miami Beach, Florida and Philip Schwartzman and his fiancée Jamie from Aventura, Florida, three great-grandsons, Mordechai and Yaakov Frank from Brooklyn, N.Y. and Ari Frank from Teaneck, N.J., four great-granddaughters, Yiskah Frank from Brooklyn, N.Y., Ella and Scarlett Frank from Staten Island N.Y. and Leah Frank from Teaneck, N.J. She is also survived by three nephews, Gary, Jeffrey, and Neil Manasse, a cousin, Ilan Scharfstein, and three step sons, Avi, Leon, and Zev Lewinson. The funeral will take place on Sunday, February 6th at Louis Suburban Chapel in Fair Lawn, N.J. followed by burial in Beth El Cemetery in Paramus, N.J. She will be laid to rest beside her beloved Jacob. Masks are required at the funeral. Shiva will be observed at the home of Dennis and Barbara Frank, 16-30 Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn on Sunday from 7 to 9 PM and Monday through Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Contributions to Congregation Ahavat Achim or Temple Beth Sholom, both in Fair Lawn would be appreciated.