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Shelly Morrison, who played Rosario the maid in Will & Grace

December 6, 2019

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Shelly Morrison, a Jewish actress best known for her role as a maid on the long-running comedy series Will & Grace, has died. Morrison, who retired in 2017 after a 50-year acting career, died Sunday, Dec. 1 of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was 83. She played the Salvadoran maid [...]

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Allan Gerson, lawyer who made it easier for terror victims to sue governments

December 6, 2019

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WASHINGTON (JTA)—Allan Gerson, a lawyer who made it easier for the families of terror victims to sue foreign governments, has died. His daughter Daniela told family and friends that he passed away Sunday, Dec. 1 at his Washington, D.C., home. His wife, Joan Nathan, the cookbook author and authority on Jewish cuisine, told the Washington [...]

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Betty Harris Zetlin

December 6, 2019

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NORFOLK—Betty Harris Zetlin, 93, died, Thursday, November 28, 2019 in a local hospital. She was a native of Norfolk and was the daughter of the late Archie and Minnie Klaff Harris. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry Zetlin and her son, Herbert. Betty was a graduate of Maury High School and [...]

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Ireene Goldstein Winn

December 6, 2019

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VIRGINIA BEACH—Ireene Winn passed away November 21, 2019. She attended William and Mary College and embarked on many interesting travels and experiences that she enjoyed regaling with her family. She will stay in their hearts forever, and as Mom/Bubbie would say, “I’m just telling you…”! She was predeceased by her sister, Frances Reingold and the [...]

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Natalie Marilyn Donn

December 6, 2019

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PARKLAND, FLA.—Natalie Marilyn Donn (nee Orleans), 71, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in a Boca Raton, Fla. hospital. Natalie grew up in Bethesda, Md. She raised her family in Norfolk and moved to Langhorne, Penn. in 2009 to enjoy her grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Ruth Cohen Orleans and Arnold Orleans, [...]

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Hilde Gonsenhauser Deutsch

December 6, 2019

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NORFOLK—Our beloved Hilde passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at age 95. Hilde was born on February 13, 1924 to Hermann and Frieda Herz in Hildesheim, Germany. The family left Germany to escape the Nazi persecution, arriving in Cape Town, South Africa in January, 1936. As a child, Hilde had the distinction of [...]

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Schindler’s List producer and Holocaust survivor Branko Lustig

November 24, 2019

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Branko Lustig, the Oscar-winning producer of the Holocaust film Schindler’s List, has died. Lustig died Thursday, November 14 at his home in Croatia at the age of 87. His death was announced by the Festival of Tolerance, a Jewish film festival held in the Croatian capital of Zagreb for the last 13 years. Born to [...]

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DR. MAURICE S. SPIVAK

November 24, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Maurice Sidney Spivak of Virginia Beach, died peacefully at home on November 7, 2019. He was 93. Spivak lived an exemplary life devoted to family and country. He came from humble beginnings, yet his legacy of commitment to the principles of honesty, integrity, equality, responsibility, and generosity touched hundreds of people throughout his lifetime. [...]

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Judith Shiloff

November 24, 2019

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Plainsboro, New Jersey—Judith Shiloff died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Princeton Medical Center at Plainsboro. She was 93. A graveside service was held at Beth David Cemetery, 300 Elmont Road, Elmont, N.Y. Interment immediately followed. For more information, or to post a tribute online, visit www.bloomfieldcoopermanalapan.com.  

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Calvin L. Belkov

November 24, 2019

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Norfolk—Calvin L. Belkov, DDS, of Norfolk, died November 19, 2019. Dr. Belkov was born in Norfolk, the son of the late Harry Belkov and Sylvia Achbar Belkov. Dr. Belkov was a graduate of William and Mary College and the MCV/VCU School of Dentistry where he was very involved with the Endowment Fund. He was also [...]

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