Adele Hirschler Koster

by | Aug 16, 2013 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Adele Hirschler Koster, 98, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 in her residence.

A native of Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Hattie Ries Hirschler and Milton Hirschler.

She was predeceased by her husband Fred Koster and brother Bertram Ries Hirschler.

She retired from Hofheimer’s as an accessory buyer at the age of 70. Adele had worked in the family business for 25 years. Mrs. Koster was a member of Ohef Sholom Temple.

Survivors include a daughter Ernie Goldstein (Steve), a granddaughter Stephanie Mackey (Rob), and two great grandchildren Megan and RJ Mackey, nieces and nephews Gail Salzberg, Brian Hirschler (Rebecca), Gary Hirschler (Carol), and Leslie Ives (Larry), and many cousins.

A graveside funeral service was conducted in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Lawrence Forman and Cantor Wally Schachet-Briskin officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Family Service Home Health Care, Jewish Family Service Freda H. Gordon Hospice and Palliative Care of Tidewater, or a charity of choice. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts.