LUXENBERG: David S. Luxenberg, 97, formerly of Indiana, died Friday, February 12, 2016, in Boynton Beach, Fla. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Irene B. (Levinson) Luxenberg. Born in Ellwood City July 29, 1918, David was the son of the late Aaron and Rebecca (Hilvitz) Luxenberg, one of 12 children. David attended Albion College in Michigan, earning 11 varsity letters in football, basketball and track and field before graduating in 1940. He was a major in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the European and North African theaters of operation from 1942 to 1945. He married Irene B. Levinson on October 12, 1947. He was a partner in the former Levinson’s Department Store, of Warren, Pa., and managed the store in Clymer for 40 years. He was president of Beth Israel Synagogue, of Indiana. He was a longtime member of the board of First Federal Savings & Loan, where he served as vice president of the board. He was a life member of VFW Post #1989 of Indiana. David played, coached, refereed and watched sports his entire life. He is survived by his wife Irene; children Deborah Luxenberg and husband Stephen Johnson and Larry Luxenberg and wife Frieda; siblings Ruth Shockett, Ben Luxenberg, Reba Wilkofsky, Eugene Luxenberg and Allen Luxenberg. Five grandchildren, Seth, Eli, Adina, Louis and Daniel, also survive him. David was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stanley E. Luxenberg and his wife Sara Holiner; and the following siblings: Stanley Luxenberg, Lynn Luxenberg, Milton Luxenberg, Jeanette Tarasov, Shirley Friedman and Marvin Luxenberg. A funeral service was held at Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Indiana. Interment will in Oakland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish National Fund, 78 Randall Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570 or via jnf.org. Online condolences may be offered by visiting rbfh.net.