Arlene Lewis


Arlene Lewis passed away at her home in Brookline, MA on March 31, 2018. She was born on February 11, 1946 in Boston, MA, the eldest child of the late Syd and Harry Lewis of Newton, MA. Arlene, affectionately known as Auntie, was married to the late Leon Bleich. Arlene’s passion for world travel led to the founding of her travel agency, Travel by Arlene, in 1972. Her travels, with Leon at her side, spanned 6 continents and over one hundred countries. She also was a beloved leader of Weight Watchers for over two decades. Arlene is survived by her sister, Robin Lewis Levine, brother-in-law Ken Levine, niece Samantha Levine-Neudel, Joshua Neudel, and her most loved, great-nephew Coby Neudel. Arlene is also survived by family members Amy, Robin, Rebecca, Jordan, Lucy, Tristan, and Aryr, companion Carl Finer, her countless friends, and co-workers at Weight Watchers and Protravel International.There will be an afternoon to remember Arlene on Sunday, April 8, from 2-4pm at the  Brook House Function Room, 99 Pond Avenue, 2nd floor, Brookline, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: New England Donor Services/Donate Life New England, 60 First Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451 or Food Allergy Research & Education, 7925 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 1100, McLean, VA 22102.




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