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Dana Ellen Rothschild

Dana Ellen Rothschild
  • December 12, 1967 - January 14, 2020
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“Dear Ira and Family, I am so, so sorry to hear about Dana's passing. I have fond memories of her from our days together at Florence School District...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Barbara Canelon - Florence, SC

“One of my favorite clients. Dana was so sweet and loving, I send my prayers to the family. ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Aysia - Charleston, SC

“Dear Amy, I was heartbroken to read about Dana's passing. I know how much you loved your wonderful sister. I just wanted you to know that I'm...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Faye, Jerry, Beloved Children and Family. Dana was so loving and caring. She made this world a better place, reaching out to so many and approaching...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Rosalyn Kramer Monat-Haller - SC

“Sending prayers and condolences to the family! May Our Father be a Comforter in times like these! Continue to Trust God and Believe His Word! Be...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Leslie Bowens - Marion, SC

“I am deeply sorry for you loss. I heard wonderful things about Dana. I knew Faye growing up in Charleston. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Faye Goldberg Miller - Columbia, SC

“Amy- I am so sorry to hear about Dana's passing.I wish I could have done something to help relieve some of the pain you all were going through. I had...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Ann Gillam - Aiken, SC

“So very sorry to hear of Dana's passing. We did not know her well but heard so many wonderful things about her from her close friends. What a brave...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Sue and David Chase - Atlanta, GA

“I didn't know Dana, but I know you Amy and if she is anything like you are, I know she must have had beautiful character the same as you sweetheart....Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Sonja Nesbitt - Moncks Corner, SC

“My prayers are with you all. I first met Dana in college and was happy to reconnect with her at Wolfpack cheer. I loved Dana spirit. She always put a...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Jacki Allston - Wadmalaw Island, SC

“Your family is in my prayers. I am sorry to hear of the loss of Dana. I so enjoyed meeting her and being "cheer" moms together. She always made me...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Jean Collins - Charleston, SC

“My dear friend, Amy, lost her sister and the world and family also lost such a beloved sister, friend, teacher and more. What a beautiful life lived...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Cheri Thompson - Orangeburg, SC

“Our thoughts are with you and your family. May your wonderful memories provide comfort to you all.With all our love,Sue, Marty, Charlie, Jennifer,...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“We were so heartbroken to hear of the loss of our Dana. She had a true zest for life, & that is how we will always remember her. We have such fond...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Leon, Jean, Janice, & Marci Rudich - SC

15 of 29 | Posted by: Dana Zanders - Elkridge, MD

“So sad to read of Dana's passing. I have so many wonderful memories of Amy,Dana and Greg.Please know our love and prayers are with the entire family. ”
16 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Donoghue - Hollywood, SC

“Dear wonderful family,I remember Dana when she was born --- my heartfelt condolences to you all. I think of you all quite often. Love, Renee ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: Renee Zinn Gordon - Jacksonville, FL

“I was incredibly saddened to hear of Dana's passing. She was a ray of sunshine and made our classroom, what she called her "office", a brighter place...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Christie Fowler - SC - Coworker

“I am so sorry to hear that Dana passed away. Ill never forget her! What a positive lady. ”
19 of 29 | Posted by: Donna Dawson-Hethington - SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
20 of 29 | Posted by: Lori, Glenn, Brittany, & Kaitlyn Stolzenbergs - FL

“I am so very sorry to hear of Dana's passing. I am keeping you all in my prayers. May you feel God's presence holding you up as you grieve. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Deborah Frick - Greenville, SC

“Very sweet and wonderful person ”
22 of 29 | Posted by: Aaron Hyman - Johns. Island, SC

“anyone who met Her will NEVER forget her ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: linda bergman - mt pleasant, SC

“Dana was a very special person whose smile could light up a room. Dana epitomized positivity. She will be sincerely missed. ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Peggy Krawcheck - Mount Pleasant, SC

“A strong advocate for her health and for her love of her family. Her passion, energy and love were contagious and an inspiration to all of us who...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Prabhakar Baliga - Mt Pleasant, SC

“So so sorry to see that Dana has passed on. I valued my time working with her in Berkeley County School District and many years ago in Charleston. ...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Beth Warner - MOUNT PLEASANT

“We are thinking of you with lots of love and sympathy. Eileen and Stanley Chepenik ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Eileen and Stanley Chepenik

“May God's open arms welcome you into his Kingdom forever. ”
28 of 29 | Posted by: Bruce Elliott - Charleston, SC

“To Amy and the whole Rothschild family and to Ira and the children: mere words do not suffice, of course. Wishing you the peace that your faith and...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Kay Tennyson - Florence, SC

Dana Ellen Rothschild, 52, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Ira David Levy, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Synagogue Emanu-El at 11:00 a.m. (5 Windsor Drive, CHS, SC 29407) with interment to follow in Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery, Huguenin Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Dana was born December 12, 1967 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of Faye P. Seigel and Rabbi Robert A. Seigel (OBM), and Jerome "Jerry" B. and Sonia T. Rothschild. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in elementary education. Dana continued her education at Johns Hopkins University earning a degree in Child Life before relocating to New York to work at Mt. Sinai Hospital. She continued her education at New York University earning an M.A. in Occupational Therapy. Dana returned to Charleston to be near her family and close friends and was employed with the Charleston County School District. Her dedication to serving and helping others, especially children, was at her core.

Above all else, Dana was most passionate about her loving family. She was a caring and devoted wife, a doting mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Dana epitomized a beautiful life that was well-lived and filled with compassion, love, meaning and purpose.

In addition to her husband, Ira, she is survived by the other two greatest joys in her life: her daughter, Augusta Leila Levy, and son, Simon Daniel Levy, all of Charleston, SC; her parents; sisters, Amy B. Rothschild of Columbia, SC and Sharon B. Rudd of Boca Raton, FL.; brothers, Gregory (Debbie) C. Rothschild of Mount Pleasant, SC; Michael (Denise) S. Berry of Charleston, SC, Jeffery N. Berry of Charleston, SC and Martin (Renee) K. Berry of Charleston, SC. Dana is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom she adored.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rabbi Robert A. Seigel Sanctuary Restoration Fund or the KKBE Music Fund at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, Box 418, Montvale, New Jersey, 07645 or at

Upcoming Funeral Services

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery

Huguenin Avenue Charleston, SC