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May 22, 1998 Southeastern Virginia Jewish News OBITUARIES Members of the community wishing to inchMe family obituaries in The News may send them to: SEVA Jewish News, 5029 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 225, Viinia Beach 23462-4376. Sally A. Lipmanson VIRGINIA BEACH -- Sally Ann Lipmanson, 56, passed away April 24, 1998, at her home Mrs. Lipmanson, was born in Norfolk, daughter of Margaret Trott of Augusta, GA, and the late Leroy Trott. She was a member of Temple Sinai in Portsmouth. Survivors include her hus- band, Joel Lipmanson; a son, Allen Lee of Norfolk; a grand- son, Nathan Lee; a sister, Jean- nie Watson of Youngstown, OH; a brother, Leroy Trott of Daha- ran, Saudi Arabia; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at Temple Sinai. In lieu of flow- ers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513 or to the Temple Sinai Endowment Fund, 4401 Hatton Point Road, Portsmouth, VA 237O3. Henry Fineman VIRGINIA BEACH -- Henry Fineman, 71, of the 5600 block of Colter Court, died Saturday, May 2, 1998, in a local hospital. Fineman was a member of the Kempsville Conservative Syna- gogue and the Hampton Roads Rechargers Group, artd previously coached basketball through the Peninsula Jewish Community Center Youth League and a seniors league for the City of Virginia Beach. He also served in the Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice D. Fineman; a son, Bradford Fineman of Washing- ton, D.C.; two stepsons, F. Ronald Strew of Norfolk and Thomas D. Strew of Resida, CA; a daughter; Sherry Frank of Vir- ginia; a stepdaughter, Sue Strew Gilmer of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Phillip Fineman of Iowa and Irving Fineman of San Francisco; four step-grandchil- dren; one step-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Interment was at Rosewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flow- ers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Associa- tion. Ada B. Derham NORFOLK -- Ada B. Der- ham, 92, passed away April 27, 1998. She was born in London, England, and Was retired from the federal government. She was predeceased by her husband, John H. Derham and three broth- ers, David, Sidney and Albert Brody. Survivors include her daugh- ter, Marilyn Runge; sister, Bertha Brody Bank; two grand- children, Sam Runge and Rebec- ca Runge; and three great-grand- children, Ann Daniels, Monica Kipper and Emily Runge. A graveside service was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Rabbi Israel Zoberman. Memori- al donations may be made to Congregation Beth Chaverim, 3820 Stoneshore Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. Esther G. Markman VIRGINIA BEACH -- Esther Goldy Markman, 86, of Beth Sholom Sands, died May 1, 1998 in a Norfolk hospital. A native of Philadelphia, Mrs. Markman was a member of Gomley Chesed Synagogue and the widow of Joseph Markman. Survivors include two sons, Stephen Markman and Sam Markman, both of Alexandria, VA; and three granddaughters, Kristen, Heather and Meghan. A graveside service was held in Gomley Chesed Cemetery with Rabbi Arthur Steinberg officiating. Memorial contribu- tions may be made to Jewish Family Services or the Beth Sholom Home. He was predeceased in death by his first wife, Elaine Breit and a son, Alan. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hornstein Levinson Breit; four children, Joseph S. and wife Evelyn, Dr. Robert A. and wife, Cathy, Dr. Bruce and wife Donna, Fran and close friend, Julie; stepson, Leon Levinson and wife, Beverly; stepdaughter, Roslyn Black and husband, Robbie; and step- daughter Carol Levinson. In addition he is survived by 13 grandchildren, Adam, Benjamin, Daniel, Samuel, Hannah, Rachel, Elyse, Jeremy, Sara, Andi, Jamie, Stacey, Mitchell, and his brother, Calvin and Cal's wife Mildred. He is also survived by nephews, Mitchell and his wife, Marjorie, William, Jeffrey and his wife, Susan; nieces, Wendy Brown, Jo Brown; and sister-in- law, Lee Brown. A funeral service was con- ducted by Rabbi Philip S. Krohn in Gomley Chesed Synagogue. Burial was in Gomley Chesed Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gomley Chesed Synagogue or the Maryview Wellspring Hos- pice. George Amdursky VIRGINIA BEACH -- George Amdursky, 87, of the 4600 block of Broad St. died April 26, in a local hospital. Amdursky, a native of Norfolk, was the son of the late Harry and Ida Amdursky. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a 50-year life member of the Masonic Lodge No. 71 and Khe- dive Temple. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Sophia Amdursky: his brother, Ben Amdursky of Nor- folk; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A graveside service was con- ducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Rabbi Israel Bornstein. Memorial donations may be made to the B'nai Israel Syna- gogue or to the Beth Sholom Home in Virginia Beach. Harvey J. Breit PORTSMOUTH -- Dr. Har- vey J. Breit passed away May 4, 1998, in Portsmouth. Born June 1, 1921, in Newark, N J, he moved to Nor- folk in the late 1940s. He attend- ed the University of Virginia where he received both his BA and MD degrees. Following his residency training in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, he returned to Portsmouth and began a 40 year practice in internal medicine. He was a member of the AMA, Virginia Medical Society, American Society of Internal Medicine and the Portsmouth Academy of Medicine. He was past president of the medical staff of both Portsmouth General Hospital, past president of Portsmouth Academy of Medi- cine and past chairman of the medical departments of both Maryview and Portsmouth Gen- eral hospitals. He was a past member of Portsmouth Kiwanis Club and an active member of the Moose Lodge No. 898, as well as Gomley Chesed Syna- gogue. 23 Abraham Leiss NEWPORT NEWS -- Abra- ham Leiss, 74, died May 4, 1998, at home. A native of Pittsburgh, he was a Peninsula resident for the past 51 years. Abraham was a sergeant in the Army Air Corps ish War Veteran's Association, the National Space Society, American Legion Post 368, the Peninsula Engineer's Club, was an active Troop 98 and was active at the council level for ninny years, earning scouting's highest adult leaders honor, the Silver Beaver award. Abraham is survived by his wife of 51 years, Freda Leiss; a daughter, Ilene Leiss of Hamp- ton; three sons, Donald Leiss of Bowie, MD, and Wayne Leiss of Springfield; and six grandsons. A funeral service was con- ducted by Rabbi Arthur Stein- burg at Temple Sinai with inter- during World War II mad retired ment in Peninsula Memorial in 1980 as a mechanical engineer Park. 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