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Obituary - CAROL LOWENSTEIN

 


Carol Doris Sainker Lowenstein died peacefully at 5:20 p.m. on Feb. 10, 2017, at Cornerstone Hospice at Winchester Towers, Winter Park. She was buried at Mount Sinai Cemetery in Daytona Beach, Florida on Feb. 12, 2017. Carol was born in Flushing, New York, on Oct. 8, 1935. She had a twin sister, Sheila Sainker Peacock who preceded her in death.

Carol moved to Daytona Beach, Florida, as a teenager and attended the University of Florida. In 1957, she met and married her sweetheart, Harry Lowenstein. They met on a blind date on Valentine’s Day almost 60 years ago. They lived in England during the 1960s, and then moved back to the states in the 1970s. They owned Goold’s Department Store in downtown Kissimmee, Florida, and sold western wear.

Carol was very active in community affairs, the Downtown Business Association and Beautification Committee. She was also very active in creating Congregation Shalom Aleichem in Kissimmee.

Carol is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harry Lowenstein, and her children, Berna Lowenstein (Dr. Gregory Fitzgibbons), Karen (James) Pridemore, and David (Carlotta) Lowenstein; nine grandchildren, Dwan, Cameron, Tyler and Bailey Pridemore, Breana (Brandon) Davenport, Dillion and Mallory Mickel, and Claire and William Lowenstein; and four great-grandchildren, Zoey Pridemore and Morgan, Brynn, and London Davenport.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cornerstone Hospice at Winchester Towers, Winter Park; the American Heart Association, or Congregation Shalom Aleichem in Kissimmee, Florida.

 

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