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Geraldine M. Epstein

November 26, 2018

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Norfolk —Geraldine M. Epstein, 88, passed away on November 15, 2018. GiGi was born to Loius and Ethel Amdursky in 1930. GiGi owned Toppers of Norfolk and Mark Lance of Virginia Beach with her loving husband, Irwin Epstein, and partners and close friends, Jerri and Stanley Furman. She was also a devoted member of Temple [...]

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Marilynn Popkin Faust

November 26, 2018

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Sun Valley , California—Marilynn Popkin Faust, age 82, died peacefully on October 31, 2018, in Sun Valley, California, near the children and grandchildren she loved so well. Marilynn was an extraordinary mother and grandmother, a devoted wife, a steadfast friend, and a kind soul. She loved and doted upon children, made houseplants flourish with the [...]

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Robert Collier Nusbaum

November 26, 2018

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Norfolk —Robert Collier Nusbaum was born on February 23, 1924, in Norfolk, Virginia, the oldest son of Justine L. and Virginius H. Nusbaum, and he died peacefully at home in Norfolk on October 31, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents and his two brothers, Sidney L. Nusbaum II and Virginius H. “Pooch” Nusbaum, Jr., [...]

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Stan Lee, creator of iconic Marvel comics superheroes

November 26, 2018

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Stan Lee, who as one of the masterminds behind Marvel Comics created such mega-popular comic book franchises as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and the X-Men, died early Monday, Nov. 12 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 95. Born Stanley Martin Lieber in 1922, the son of a Romanian-Jewish immigrant father and what [...]

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Rabbi David Posner, who served 40 years at flagship NYC Reform temple

November 6, 2018

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Rabbi David Posner, a spiritual leader at the flagship Reform Temple Emanu-El in New York City for four decades, has died. Posner, who retired from active work at New York City’s first Reform congregation in 2012 after serving 10 years as its senior rabbi, died Friday, Oct. 19 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 70. Following his ordination from Hebrew Union [...]

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Dorothy Farfel Wyron

November 6, 2018

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Portsmouth —Dorothy Farfel Wyron, 92, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. A graveside service was at Gomley Chesed Cemetery by Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz. Memorial donations may be made to Chevra Thelim’s Jewish Museum & Cultural Center or H.E.R. Shelter Inc.  www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com.

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Edward B. Snyder

November 6, 2018

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Virginia Beach —Edward Brown Snyder of Virginia Beach died on October 19, 2018, having lived a full life of 90 years. He leaves behind his proud legacy of husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His generous charitable, civic, and business contributions significantly improved the quality of life in Hampton Roads, a region he always envisioned as united rather than the sum of political jurisdictions. [...]

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Joanne Lee Kagan

November 6, 2018

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Virg inia Beach —Joanne Lee Eisenberg Kagan, 69, our beloved wife, mother, and Mimi, passed away on October 23, 2018, after a courageous and determined fight against lung cancer at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Joanne is survived by her husband, Harvey Jay Kagan, MD. She is also survived by her daughter, Amy, and her husband Edmond, and their two children, Eli [...]

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Flora Goldsticker

November 6, 2018

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Norfolk —Flora Goldsticker, 91, passed away on October 21, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on May 1, 1927, she was raised by parents Samuel and Mary Adler and moved to Norfolk as a teenager. She graduated Salutatorian at Maury High School in 1945, attended the Norfolk Extension of The College of William and Mary, and was a lifelong member of Temple Israel. [...]

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William H. Becker

November 6, 2018

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Princeton , N.J.—William H. Becker, 94, died on October 20, 2018 at his home in Princeton, N.J. Bill was born in Brooklyn on January 12, 1924 to Morris and Ethel Becker. A bright, curious, lively young boy, he played sports and possessed a natural gift for making friends. He also enjoyed being a devoted older brother to sister Renie. Bill graduated [...]

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