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Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, dies of breast cancer

January 16, 2020

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Author Elizabeth Wurtzel, best known for her memoir Prozac Nation, died at age 52 after a five-year fight with breast cancer. Wurtzel’s blockbuster memoir, Prozac Nation, which came out in 1994 when she was only 27 years old, detailed her struggles with anti-depressants. Wurtzel was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2015. The same year, [...]

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Gladys Bourdain, who helped launch her chef son’s celebrated career

January 16, 2020

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Gladys Bourdain, who convinced an editor to publish the first article written by her chef son Anthony, has died. Bourdain died in hospice on Friday, January 10 in the Bronx, New York. She was 85. She worked for nearly 25 years as a copy editor at the New York Times beginning in 1984, “developing a [...]

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Buck Henry, screenwriter of The Graduate and Get Smart

January 16, 2020

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Buck Henry, the screenwriter and director who earned an Oscar nomination for his script for the 1967 film The Graduate, has died at 89. Henry, born Henry Zuckerman in 1930, died Wednesday, January 8 in Los Angeles, according to reports. The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and directed by Mike Nichols, won Nichols an Oscar for [...]

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Irene Rose Becker Ullman

January 16, 2020

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VIRGINIA BEACH—Irene Rose Becker Ullman, 82, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2019 at the Beth Sholom Village in Virginia Beach. She was born on July 4, 1937 in Portsmouth, Va. and preceded in death by her parents, Alexander Becker and Zelda Goldman Becker and her brother, Milton Jarl Becker. Mrs. Ullman graduated from Woodrow [...]

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Evelyn Gup Newman

January 16, 2020

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PORTSMOUTH—Evelyn Roesen Gup Newman, 92, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Beth Sholom Village. She was born in Portsmouth on March 10, 1927 to the late Maxwell and Ida Roesen, and was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and ODU with a Master’s degree. Evelyn retired as a guidance counselor for the [...]

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Louis M. Mendelson

January 16, 2020

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BLOOMFIELD, CONN.—Dr. Louis Mendelson, 79, of Bloomfield, Connecticut passed away on December 26, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Margie and father of David and Andrew. He also leaves behind his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, whom he thought of as his brothers and sisters, his loving nieces and nephews, and his many wonderful friends. He [...]

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Moises Levin

January 16, 2020

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VIRGINIA BEACH—Moises Levin, 83, passed away on January 3, 2020. He was born in Havana, Cuba to the late Isaac and Sara Levin on March 17, 1936. Moises has been predeceased by his parents, Isaac and Sara Levin; brother, Solomon Levin and sister-in-law Ilia Levin, and brother in-law K. Harold Bolton. He is survived by [...]

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Viola Marie Green

January 16, 2020

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YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO—it is with great sadness that we announce the death of Viola Marie Green, who passed away on January 4, 2020, at the age of 98, leaving to mourn family and friends. Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Viola Marie Green to pay them a last tribute. [...]

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Sharon C. Feldman

January 16, 2020

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VIRGINIA BEACH—Sharon C. Feldman, 66, passed away on January 6, 2020. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Robert J. Feldman; her daughter, Danielle DeLashmutt and her husband Brad; two sons, Michael Feldman and his wife Liz and Sam Feldman; three grandsons, Carson, Vance and Wyatt; along with extended family and friends. [...]

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Richard B. Emanuel

January 16, 2020

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DELRAY BEACH, FLA.—Richard B. Emanuel of Norfolk, passed away peace- fully on December 31, 2019 in Delray Beach, Fla. Richard was born May 6, 1923, the son of Ethel and Isaac Emanuel. Dick, as he was known by his family and friends, was a graduate of Maury High School and attended New York University and [...]

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