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Dr. Leon Leach

February 4, 2019

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Norfolk —Dr. Leon Leach, 97, passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, January 26, 2019. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on July 29, 1921 to the late Hyman and Fannie Leach. Leon was a graduate of Brandeis University and Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine. A longstanding member of the American Veterinary Association and [...]

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Gussie Ornoff

February 4, 2019

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Norfolk —Gussie Ornoff, born on October 5, 1939, passed away on January 1, 2019. Graveside services were held at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

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John “Joe” Rehder

February 4, 2019

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Norfolk —John Joe Rehder, PhD Computer Science; NASA acting head of Vehicle Analysis Branch of the Systems Analysis and Concepts directorate at NASA Langley Research Center; Adjunct Professor at Tidewater Community College; Docent Nauticus Science on a Sphere. Survived by his wife, Shirley Confino-Rehder, children Chris, Erin, Steve, Lisa; grandkids, Tori, Nick, Andrew (Morgan), Devon, [...]

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Dora A. Schneider

February 4, 2019

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Rockville, Md.—On Saturday, December 29, 2018, Dora A. Schneider of Rockville, Md, passed away. Dora Schneider was the beloved wife of the late Joel Schneider; devoted mother of William Schneider; loving sister of the late Morris V. Altschul. Graveside services were held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery in Portsmouth. Memorial contributions may be made to the [...]

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Hubert L. Shapiro

February 4, 2019

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Norfolk —Hubert L. Shapiro, 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 22, 2019, surrounded by his wife, three daughters, three grandchildren, and four sons-in-law and fiances. A Norfolk, native, he was predeceased by his cherished parents, Max and Tillie Shapiro, and his two sisters Muriel Shapiro and Harriette Shapiro. He is survived by [...]

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Comedian Bob Einstein of Curb Your Enthusiasm

February 4, 2019

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Comedian Bob Einstein, who often performed as the satirical daredevil character Super Dave Osbourne and played Larry David’s friend Marty Funkhouser on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, died Wednesday, January 2 after a bout with cancer. He was 76. Einstein was the older brother of the comic and filmmaker Albert Brooks. Their late father, Harry Einstein, [...]

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Amos Oz, iconic Israeli novelist and peace activist

February 4, 2019

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Amos Oz, one of Israel’s most widely read and best-known writers, died December 28, 2018. He was 79. The cause was cancer, the Israeli media reported. Barely older than the country he chronicled in dozens of novels, essays and nonfiction books, Oz represented a generation of writers who traced the country’s emotional arc from its [...]

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Isaac Gabriel Doron, M.D.

January 21, 2019

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Virginia Beach —Dr. Isaac Gabriel Doron passed away January 7, 2019 at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margalith, his three sons Yoav, Ronen, and Sagie and his five grandchildren, Max, Lindsay, Justin, Lauren and Jacob, as well as his two older sisters, Hannah and Aliza. Isaac was [...]

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Rosalind Laibstain Gamsey

January 21, 2019

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Norfolk —Rosalind Laibstain Gamsey, 91, passed away peacefully in her home on January 12, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband of almost 71 years, Milton Linwood Gamsey, brother Leonard Laibstain (Carol), her children; Dr. Alan Gamsey (Helen), Rita Burnat, and David Gamsey (Carrie); grandchildren Mark Gamsey, Jeffrey Gamsey (Elise), Lawson Burnat (Laura), Brian [...]

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Eugene Lazernick

January 21, 2019

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Chesapeake —Eugene Lazernick passed away January 5, 2019 in Chesapeake. Eugene was born December 2, 1953 to Albert and Thelma Lazernick. He was a graduate of Granby High school. Eugene was an Air Force Veteran and was a proud counselor for NA. He was predeceased by his father, Albert, and his brother, Lee Frank. Eugene [...]

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