Harvey M. Hilvitz, 78, passed away March 14, 2012. Survived by his wife of 26 years, Sandy Hilvitz; children, Stephanie (Greg Rodriguez) Hilvitz, Lisa Robb, Bruce Hilvitz, Tammy (Andy) Brennan and Larry Schrock; brothers, Phil (Joni) Hilvitz and Art (Marge) Hilvitz; grandchildren, Jessica Hilvitz, Jennifer (Rikki) Smith, Ashley Brennan, Kelsey Robb, Max Robb and Tess Rodriguez; great-grandchildren, Lily Smith and Brennan Smith; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved cat, Jorja Beth. Harvey was born to Sam and Pauline Hilvitz on Sept. 26, 1933, and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. Along with his family, he owned and operated Boston Food Products Company and LaTolteca Foods, Inc. Harvey also owned Hilvitz-Hansen Advertising Agency. Harvey loved Pueblo and was active in many organizations which promoted Pueblo. He was a lifetime member of Temple Emanuel, founding member and past president of Crime Stoppers of Pueblo and consequently served on the National Board of Crime Stoppers, president of the Hundred Club, past president and member of the CSU-P Foundation, member of Kiwanis Club of Pueblo, Silver State Lodge No. 95, A.F. & A.M, Southern Colorado Consistory and Al Kaly Shrine. He enjoyed playing tennis and was a member of the Dawn Patrol. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, in the Hoag Hall at CSU-Pueblo, 2200 N. Bonforte Blvd., with Rabbi Birdie Becker presiding. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Crime Stoppers of Pueblo or Wetmore Wildlife Rehab Center, in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear Sandy and Family,
    I am so sad to hear about Harvey and want you to know I am sending my love and prayers to all of you. He was such a great guy and did so much for Pueblo. I know he will be greatly missed. God gives us wonderful, happy memories to cherish… may those give you strength now and always.
    With love,
    Susie Chinn

  2. Harvey will be greatly missed; he contributed so much to our Community and we would like to honor his memory by making a contribution to the Wetmore Wildlife Rehab. Center.

  3. Sandy – I send my sincere sympathy to you with the passing of Harvey. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure. Take care
    Sallie Rae Donley

  4. To all of the family my heart felt sympathy for your loss. Harvey was a great guy. From eating his beet borscht in the early 70’s to working with him on awards, he was always kind and will be missed. Susanne (Campbell) Baker

  5. Dear Bruce and Family –

    Tod and I were saddened to hear of Harvey’s passing. Our thoughts are with you.

    Tod, Karen, Teyah, and Thor

  6. Sandy and Family,

    Going to miss those interesting conversations and that quick smile and laugh of Harvey’s. His presence will be missed by all the Dawn Patrol tennis players at City Park.

  7. Dearest Sandy,

    We are all so saddened by this great loss. Harvey was such a wonderful man who made such a big impact on so many lives. We will continue to keep you and your family in our prayers.

  8. Sandy –
    I was shocked and saddened to read of Harvey’s passing. He was such a fine gentleman and a great booster for Pueblo. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  9. Sandy, so sorry to hear about your lost. Harvey will always be remembered as a leader in Pueblo and there will be a void in many places. Peace and Shlom Harvey

  10. Harvey has been a great and good friend for a long long time. He will be so missed and I can not even think about how we will get along without Harvey. Sandy and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

  11. We are so sorry for your loss. Harvey was such a genuine, caring, and true gentleman. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. His spirit will live on in all the hearts of those he loved and helped within the community.

  12. Sandy and family–I am so sorry to hear about Harvey my love and prayers are with you I lost my husband a month ago (Dick Finley) I am sure him and Harvey are having a gab fab right now. Harvey was one special friend to us, always enjoyed our Christmas dinners at B>T>C> with him, again God bless you and the family.
    love Firn Finley

  13. We’re so sorry to hear Harvey passed away. He was such a kind and sweet man and we always enjoyed being around him. God Bless all the family and comfort you through this difficult time.

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