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January 26, 2001 Southeastern Virginia Jewish News OBITUARIES iS. -- 1 il" Memher. of tlw community wislm g to inch.h, /imd(v ohituaries in TIw News may send tlwm to." SEVA .lewish News, 5029 Cmporate Woody Drive, Suite 225, Virginia Beach 23462-4376: ,t; e-mail )o ad Morris Richeis .1 VIRGINIA BEACH--Morris ad Richels, 86, of the 4400 block of ag Drum Castle Ct., a retired insur- ance agent, died Jan. 7, 2001, in Beth Sholom Home. Mr. Richels was born in Nor- folk, the son of the late Mollie and Irving Richels. He was a member of B&apos;nai Israel Congre- gation in Norfolk. Mr. Richels was a member of Masonic Atlantic No. 2 Scottish Rite and was also a Shriner. He was pre- ceded in death by his daughter, a Barbara Wolinsky. Survivors include his wife of t! 61 years, Ruth Legum Richels; r" two sons, Benn Richels and his ti wife Jacklyn of Norfolk and ere Richard Richels and his wife s Clare of California; his sister, eld Ann Copeland of Chicago, IL; f01 seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. o| A graveside service was con- to ducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery nt by Rabbi Yosef Friedman. Memorial donations be made to tiC B'nai Israel Congregation. L ae Ruth L. Glasner l PORTSMOUTH __ Ruth Lin- aei der Glasner died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, after a long illness. She ;0 lil was 92 and preceded in death by her husband, Arthur. She was a  native of New York City, a Iong- ,o time resident of Portsmouth and had lived Ille low years in Richmond. She was a member . of Maryview Hospital Auxiliary, iHadassah, the Beth Sholom Home Auxiliary and Gomley Chesed Synagogue, where she : was active in its Sisterhood. --] Mrs. Glasner is survived by a daughter, Shelly Bendheim |Janus; three grandsons, Dr. 'Stephen Bendheim, Kenneth Bendheim and Sam Bendheim ilV, all of Richmond; and two great-granddaughters, Kendall land Natalie i" A private graveside service iwas held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery, Portsmouth. Memorial contributions may be made to Beth Sholom Home of Virginia, 1600 John Rolfe Parkway, Rich- l!mond, VA 23233, or to Gomley Di Chesed Congregation, 3110 Ster- il ling Point Drive Portsmouth, VA iV03 Martin Lippman VIRGINIA BEACH Mar t' " -- - [m Llppman, 77, of Kempsville land a retired New York City lteacher, passed away Jan. 15, !2001. He was born in Staten iland, NY, and retired to Virginia 9 each 1990. He is survived by three chil- dren, Sandra, Dale and David; two grandchildren, Ariel and Rebecca; Virginia family mem- bers, Mildred Lippman, Rose and Carlo Ferrazzoli; and two sisters, Ruth Duberstein and Ethel Lilling, both of Staten Island. A memorial service was con- ducted at Kellum Funderal Home, Rosewood Chapel. Edith M. Shorr VIRGINIA BEACH -- Edith Mollen Shorr, 95, passed away on Jan. 6, 2001, at the Beth Sholom Home in Virginia Beach. Mrs. Shorr was born in New York City and was the daughter of the late Meyer Mollen and Rachel Albertstein Mollen. She was the widow of lsadore Shorr and a tormer resident of West End of Richmond. She was a life member of Hadassah. Mrs. Shorr was the former owner of Edie's Three to Eleven Shop in Military Circle. Survivors include her daugh- ter, Rae Sturman Stein and her husband Bernard; three grand- children, llene Stein, Alan Stein and his wife Susan, and Marc and his wife Barbara, all of Virginia Beach. Also surviving are tour great-grandchildren, Cara, Lori, Zachariah and Shayna Stein, all of Virginia Beach. A graveside service was con- ducted in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Beth Sholom Home or Temple Emanuel, both of Vir- ginia Beach. OUT OF TOWN Jeanne L. Spector VIRGINIA BEACH -- Jeanne L. Spcctor of the 6400 block of Auburn Drive died Jan. 10, 2001, at the age of 91. She was born in Montreal, Canada and lived most of her life in New York City. She was the widow of Albert J. Spector, a commercial artist and designer. She is survived by two daughters, Leonette S. Adler and husband Beryl of Virginia Beach, and Olivia S. Rubin and husband Allan of Chestnut Ridge, NY; five grandchildren, Dana Adler Rosen and husband Jeff, Stephanie Adler Calliott and Anne Adler Abraham and hus- band Peter, all of Norfolk, Craig I. Rubin and wife Ofra of Jerusalem, Israel and Erik Rubin of Spring Valley, NY; six great- grandchildren, Evan A. Rosen, Adam J. Rosen, David A. Cal- liott, Mamie L. Abraham, Liesel C. Abraham, all of Nortolk and Liat Rubin of Jerusalem. 15 Mrs. Spector was a vital and dynamic woman during her active life. A graduate of New York Teachers College, she retired after a lifetime of teaching in the New York City Public School System. In addition to her academic teaching programs, she served as a guidance counselor to troubled youths. She also regular- ly taught English to immigrants in preparation for their citizen- ship examinations. After retirement, she and her husband moved to Florida, where she was an active producer of musical shows for senior citizens in Broward and Dade counties. She also received numerous awards from B'nai Brith and other civic and charitable organi- zations in recognition of commu- nity involvement. She was a devoted attendee of the Golden Age Seniors Group at the Jewish Community Center. Funeral services were held, Friday, Jan. 12, 2000 in New York. Memorial donations may be made to Beth Sholom Home. Leonard E. Belkov WILLIAMSBURG Leonard E. Bclkov, 81 of the 200 block of Littletown Quarter, died Jan. 8, 2001. Mr. Belkov was a native of Norfolk and the son of the late Louis and Bessie Belkov. He was the widower of his first wife of 52 years, Alma Belkov. Mr. Belkov was a Navy veter- an of World War II. Following his service during the war, Mr. Belkov returned to Norfolk and began his career in the grocery business at the City Market in downtown Norfolk. From there he moved to a corner store on Granby street. Several years later, he and his partners founded the Farm Fresh Grocery Stores in 1959, where he worked until his retirement. The success of the Farm Fresh Stores allowed Mr. Belkov to become an active phi- lanthropist both locally and nationally. He founded the Tides Cancer Night and was always willing to donate both his time and money to those in need. He was a member of Ohef Sholom Temple in Nortolk, the Knights of Pythias, Brith Sholom, as well as numerous business and charitable organiza- tions too numerous to mention. Survivors include his wife Devera W. Belkov of Williams- burg and her three children and six grandchildren; his son, Jef- fcry Belkov of Virginia Beach; his daughter, Rita Mendel and her husband Jack of Birming- ham, AL; four grandchildren, Gabrielle Bridgers, Mike Mendel, David Mendel and Amy Liebowitz; and six great-grand- children. Funeral services were con- ducted in the Norfolk Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. by Rabbi Michael L. Joseph and Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel. Bur- ial followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to either the Amer- ican Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association. 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