Lorraine Flax Hecht

February 13, 2020

Obituaries

Richmond—Lorraine Flax Hecht, age 97, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 7, 2020.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; her brother, Jack; and son-in-law, Andy. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Wagner (Alan), Barbara Edwards (Kendall) and Sharon Trimmer; along with her grandchildren, Karen, Lauren, Melissa, Brittany, Aaron; and her five great grandchildren.

She worked at the Ration Board for three years during World War II and was employed for 22 years at De Paul Hospital in Norfolk. After retiring, she and Arnold moved to Richmond where she became an active member of Temple Beth-El. Lorraine is remembered by her family as a devoted mother and wife. Lorraine will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

A funeral ceremony was held at Bliley’s-Central, Richmond. A graveside service followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, http://www.cancer.org/.

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