Full Name: Peter Levitin
Date of Death: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Peter Levitin (December 3, 1949-December 19, 2020) Peter Levitin passed away peacefully at home in Harrison, New Jersey with his beloved wife and daughter at his side after a long battle with cancer. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, he pursued his dream and emigrated to the United States in 1991 and settled with his family in the suburbs of Detroit. He was a loving and devoted husband and father, a loyal friend, and the best grandfather a kid could ever hope for. Peter was an accomplished jazz pianist and joyfully performed with friends at private events and in clubs. Mr. Levitin was an editor of a Michigan-based Russian language newspaper and was the proprietor of a multimedia retail chain that specialized in Russian language film and books. He and his wife relocated to New Jersey three years ago to spend more time with their daughter and beloved grandson. In addition to his love of music, Mr. Levitin avidly followed NHL hockey, tennis and European football. He is survived by his wife Natalya Velcheva-Levitin, daughter Yevgeniya Levitin and son-in-law Christopher Chaput, grandson Alexander Chaput, sister Tatiana Levitin and niece Elina Mil David.