David Levy, 43, born in Livingston, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30.
Services will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. at the J. L. Apter Memorial Chapels, 486 Pompton Avenue in Cedar Grove, N.J.,www.apterchapels.com, with interment to follow at the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Westville Ave., Caldwell, N.J.
The family will be receiving at their home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Levy died near Laurel Place on Monday when he was hit by the 6:45 a.m. Montclair-Boonton train bound for Hoboken near the Mountain Avenue Station in Montclair.
Levy was a digital strategy expert, formerly with American Express for nine years. Prior to that, he was a consultant at NerveWire and Booz & Co.
Born in Livingston, Levy was a resident of Upper Montclair for the past six years and, prior to that, lived in Manhattan for 11 years.
Levy held an M.B.A. from Columbia School of Business and a B.S. in economics from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
He was an avid photographer and enjoyed the opportunity to share his love for that art form by photographing his family and friends. He relished spending time with his family, especially his children, and was a fanatic for the latest electronic gadgets.
David enjoyed the opportunity to be with his extended family from France and Israel, recently returning from a two-week visit to France to visit his maternal aunt and cousins with his children.
David, who was predeceased by his mother, Lydie, is survived by his loving wife, Kim Albataew, and their children, Allison and Andrew. He also leaves his father, Eli, of Morristown, N.J., and his sister, Miriam Keltz and her husband, Neal, as well as their children Lily and Sam, of New York City.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to "The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence", www.mfee.org.