July 14, 2017


Virginia Beach —Charles H. Dechter, 100, passed away at home on Sunday, June 25, 2017 accompanied by his daughters Lisa Dechter Spiegel and Aimée Dechter, son-in-law David Spiegel, and caregivers, Sabrina Dixon and Sherin Douzart.

Charles lived most of his life in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was a CPA. He retired in his 80s and eventually moved to Virginia Beach to be near his family. He was a kind and jovial man who loved all whose paths he crossed, especially his family and friends, and a team of compassionate people who supported him in the last chapter of his life.

Charles was predeceased by his parents, Mollie Dechter Goldstein and Herschel Dechter; wife of 57 years, Deborah Harnick Dechter; sister, Shirley Eventoff; and brothers-in-law Samuel Eventoff and Robert Huber.

In addition to his daughters and son-in-law, Charles is survived by his granddaughters, Ariana and Alexandra Spiegel, nieces and nephew, sister-in-law, Miriam Huber, and chosen family members, David and Patricia Jones and Joan Goldberg.

A memorial service was conducted at Ohef Sholom Temple with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg officiating. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be offered to the family through www.

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