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Robert Evans, producer of Godfather and Chinatown

November 11, 2019

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Robert Evans, the Hollywood producer behind a string of classic films who fell prey to—and then recovered from—a cocaine addiction, has died at 89. Evans, born Robert Shapera in Manhattan in 1930, was a women’s pants salesman when he was discovered at the Beverly Hills Hotel pool by actress Norma Shearer, who hired him to [...]

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Yvette Lundy: Resistance member who helped Jewish families

November 11, 2019

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Yvette Lundy, a member of the French Resistance who provided false identification papers to Jewish families, has died. She was 103. Lundy, who also survived two Nazi concentration camps, died in the northern French town of Epernay earlier this month. She would go on to become a schoolteacher and also worked at the town hall. [...]

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Robert S. Seeherman M.D.

November 11, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Dr. Robert S. Seeherman, 94, died on Friday, October 25, 2019. Bob, “Dr. Bob,” was born on November 26, 1924 in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., to Nate and Esther Seeherman. He graduated from Meyers High School, the College of William & Mary, and the Hahnemann Medical College & Hospital of Philadelphia. For 40 years, Bob was [...]

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Marilyn J. Nataupsky

November 11, 2019

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Newport News—On October 16, 2019, after a joyful life full of love, laughter, and family, our beloved, Marilyn J. Nataupsky, wife, mom of two and grandma of five, passed away at the age of 74. Marilyn was born in Brookline, Mass. on May 18, 1945 to Gladys and David Greene. They, along with her older [...]

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Alan Arnold Diamonstein

November 11, 2019

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Newport News—Alan Arnold Diamonstein, devoted public servant and beloved community leader, died at his home in Newport News, Virginia on Thursday, October 17, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old. It was once written that “Alan Diamonstein could give politicians a good name. He is a mover and shaker, for sure. A [...]

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Morton Mandel, Jewish businessman and philanthropist

October 28, 2019

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Morton Mandel, a Cleveland businessman who donated tens of millions of dollars to Jewish causes, has died. Mandel died this month at his home in Florida, according to the Cleveland Jewish News. He was 98. His family left Poland for the United States in 1913. Mandel was born in Cleveland in 1921. In 1940, he [...]

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Manuel Wyron

October 28, 2019

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Portsmouth—Manuel Wyron, 96, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019. A graveside service was held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Lions Medical Eye Bank of Eastern Virginia. www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com.  

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Norman Slone

October 28, 2019

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Norfolk—Norman Slone, 83, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in his residence. He was a native of Brooklyn, New York and was the son of the late David and Leah Aronson Slomowitz. Mr. Slone was the retired owner of International Spring Corporation and USA Discounters. He was a member of B’Nai Israel Congregation. Survivors include his [...]

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Audrey Goldspinner Rapaport

October 28, 2019

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Portsmouth – On October 4, 2019 Audrey Goldspinner Rapaport gave up raging against the dying of the light and went gently into that good night. The youngest of four daughters of Louis and Nellie Goldspinner, Audrey was born March 25, 1929 in Portsmouth, Va. She was predeceased by her husband, Leon Rapaport. She is survived [...]

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Jacalyn Brenner Newberg

October 28, 2019

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NORFOLK—Jacalyn Brenner Newberg passed away on October 6, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jacie was born September 21, 1953 in Norfolk and graduated from Granby High School. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Pearl Brenner and her two brothers Joseph and Michael. She is survived by her husband Steve, their daughter [...]

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