Archive | June, 2020

Special Senior Edition

June 18, 2020

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Today’s ‘seniors’ are some of the most active people I know. Whether concentrating at work or relaxing in retirement, ‘busy’ and ‘engaged’ are more than buzz words for the over 55-year-old set. And, the articles in this section prove the point. Lisa Richmon spoke with Alan Bartel and Gloria Siegel, two very involved members of [...]

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Evelyn Liskin Berger

June 18, 2020

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Norfolk—Evelyn Liskin Berger was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Ida and Joseph Liskin on February 13, 1923, and passed away June 10 at the age of 97. She accompanied her husband, James Berger, M.D., an Army surgeon throughout the country until settling with her family in Norfolk in 1954. She was an avid cook, a [...]

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Seymour D. Glanzer

June 18, 2020

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Virginia Beach—Lt. Col. Seymour D. Glanzer, USAF Res., Ret., 95, died on June 3, 2020, in Virginia Beach. He was predeceased by his parents, Max and Beatrice Glanzer, his wife, Rita M. Glanzer, his sister, Roslyn T. Kahn, and his sister-in-law, Louise “Micki” Hoffman. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., but grew up in [...]

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Allen Joseph Gordon

June 18, 2020

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Virginia Beach—Allen Joseph Gordon, 89, died Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at home. He was a native and lifelong resident of Southeastern Virginia and was the son of the late Isaac Gordon and Mollie Friedman Gordon. He was predeceased by his brother, Tavia Gordon, and his sisters, Edith Lindsey and Sara Schutz. He graduated from Maury [...]

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Alfred William Lehman

June 18, 2020

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Richmond—Alfred William Lehman was born on September 19, 1926 to Ethel and Max Lehman, Russian immigrants who settled in Richmond. He passed away on June 13, 2020. Alfred attended Thomas Jefferson High School and was the very 1st “First Captain” of the Thomas Jefferson High School Cadet Corps. Afterwards, he joined the Navy and attended [...]

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Kurt M. Rosenbach

June 18, 2020

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Norfolk—Kurt Michael Rosenbach, 97, passed away June 6, 2020. A native of Kassel, Germany, he was the son of the late Felix and Frieda Sternberg Rosenbach. He was a graduate of the University of Baltimore, earning his BA in accounting and later his CPA degree. Kurt went on to work as comptroller for Schleisner Company [...]

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Felice Saks

June 18, 2020

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Norfolk—Felice Mae Saks, 86, died peacefully at home with her family at her side. She is a Norfolk native and the daughter of the late Abram and Jennie Levenstein Abram and was preceded in death by her husband Harvey Saks and her son Jules A. Stern. She was a graduate of Maury High School, West [...]

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Helen W. Shapiro

June 18, 2020

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Norfolk—Helen Bell Walker Shapiro, 79, passed away at her home in Norfolk on Monday, June 8, 2020, after a brief, but brave struggle with cancer. Helen was born in February of 1941 in Norfolk, Va. and grew up on Bute Street. At Maury High School she discovered a lifelong passion for writing and research, and [...]

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Mystery Wine Night a huge hit for YAD during quarantine

June 8, 2020

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A Zoom chat room of Young Adult Division (YAD) members was filled with clinking glasses, generous pours, and lots of laughter on Thursday, May 21. That’s because YAD hosted its first-ever, Mystery Wine Night. YADians conducted blind taste tests of four wines and competed to see who could guess each type of wine, the region [...]

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A hero lost, but forever loved: Stan Smolen

June 8, 2020

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When my sister Lynn and I were young, Daddy was our hero. As we grew up and learned his stories we realized he was an American hero, too. Our precious father, Stan Smolen, died last month at the age of 95. He was a veteran of WWII who served his country proudly. He was a [...]

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