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Arthur Markowitz, age 88, of Lake Wales, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015, at Florida Hospital—Orlando. He was born in Bronx, New York, on Jan. 1, 1927, to the late Benjamin and Ida Priven Markowitz.

Following high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving at the end of World War II. A successful clothing salesman, Art, a member of the Masons, and his wife, Elaine, relocated to Central Florida where they were involved at Congregation of Reform Judaism.

In addition to Elaine, he is survived by children Jeffrey Markowitz of Marlton, N.J., Ronald (Ellen) Markowitz of Maple Shade, N.J.; step-children Marc (Diana) Ashe of Port St Lucie, Fla., Jeffrey (Rachel) Ashe of Marlton, N.J. and Randi (Michael) Bonner of Bartow, Fla.; and nine grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel with Rabbi Arnold Siegel officiating. Burial took place at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.


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