Blaise Levai Obituary

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Blaise Levai

April 17, 1919 - December 20, 2010
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Blaise Levai was called home to be with his Lord on December 20, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born April 17, 1919 in Passaic, N.J. Rev. Dr. Blaise Levai is a graduate of Hope College, Holland, Michigan with a B.D. from Rutgers Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, N.J., M.A. from the University of Chicago and Ed.D. from the University of Michigan. Later he was honored with a Masters in Theology from Rutgers and Doctorate of Humane Letters from Hope College. He served as a missionary pastor and professor in India for over fifteen years. He worked as Managing Editor for the American Bible Society, Director of Literature for...
Blaise Levai was called home to be with his Lord on December 20, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born April 17, 1919 in Passaic, N.J. Rev. Dr. Blaise Levai is a graduate of Hope College, Holland, Michigan with a B.D. from Rutgers Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, N.J., M.A. from the University of Chicago and Ed.D. from the University of Michigan. Later he was honored with a Masters in Theology from Rutgers and Doctorate of Humane Letters from Hope College.

He served as a missionary pastor and professor in India for over fifteen years. He worked as Managing Editor for the American Bible Society, Director of Literature for the Methodist Board of Missions in New York, and pastor of churches in New Jersey and Florida. His other talents included author of several books and photo-journalism. A devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather he was loved and admired by all who knew him. He was known for his zest for life, compassion for people and love for God and family.

He is survived by his wife, Marian Levai, five children - Lynda, Kathy, Nanci, Bob and Judy, ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday December 23rd in the First Christian Church, ll924 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, conducted by Pastor Jeffrey Smith. The family will receive friends following the service. His spirit lives in our hearts forever.

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