Harriet Gail Dickman

September 23, 2021

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Virginia Beach—Harriet Gail Dickman, 82, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 10, 2021.

She was from Roanoke Rapids, N.C. and the daughter of Harold and Ray Kruger Bloom.

She was the wife of Stanwood Dickman for 60 wonderful years. Mother to Ray Alyssa Rothman, Barry Dickman, and Bruce Dickman. Sister to Joan Benas (Al Benas). She was the proud Nana of Julia, Rachel, Teddy, Sammy, and Becca.

Harriet graduated from Boston University where she received a bachelor degree in speech pathology and master’s degree in speech pathology from Montclair State University. She maintained a private speech pathology practice for almost 40 years and built an established reputation for private school speech and hearing testing across Hampton Roads.

Harriet was loved by many and she will be deeply missed. She was a shining example of courage, caring, love, optimism, and joy of life. She was a member of Temple Israel and took part in every life event with her family. Her legacies will continue through her husband, children, and grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk. The service was live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/hdoliverfuneralapts.

Memorial donations may be made to Hadassah, Temple Israel, Jewish Family Service of Tidewater or a charity of your choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.hdoliver.com.

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