Leatrice Fine Novit

Leatrice Fine Novit, died October 23, 2013 at age 82 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Wife of Bill Novit. Her Graveside Service was held Thursday, October 24, 2013, in Brith Sholom Beth Israel Cemetery, Charleston SC. Leatrice was born January 5, 1931, in St. Louis, MO, daughter of Abe Fine and Tillie Fine. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, with a degree in Occupational Therapy. Having headed the Occupational Therapy Department at Furman-Delouge Hospital, she served as an Occupational Therapist at Easter Seal Society in Georgetown, SC and in Charleston, SC, and Home Health for Berkeley and Dorchester Counties. She was a life member of B.S.B.I. Sisterhood and Hadassah and a member of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue and the Jewish Community Center. She avidly supported the Arts, including Charleston Concert Association, The Charleston Stage Company, The Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and the Footlight Players. She is survived by her husband, Bill Novit of Charleston, SC; two daughters, Adrian Novit of Charleston, SC and Heidi N. Presser of Monsey, NY; her son, David Novit of Charleston, SC; three grandchildren and a sister, Beatrice F. Borenstein of St. Louis, MO. Leatrice is predeceased by a son, Philip Novit. Memorials may be made to Brith Sholom Beth Israel, 182 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403 and/or Addlestone Hebrew Academy, 1639 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd, Charleston SC 29407. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting www.jhenrystuhr.com or www.legacy.com/obituaries