Alan Richard Hirsch

by | Jun 19, 2015 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Alan Richard Hirsch, age 85, passed away June 15, 2015.

Born in Newark, N. J. in 1930, he was a resident of Virginia Beach, Va. He graduated from Seton Hall University and married Evelyn in 1953. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict for almost two years and later worked as an insurance agent for Prudential for more than 50 years, as well as founding his own insurance agency.

Mr. Hirsch lived in Verona, N. J. for almost 40 years and was president of his synagogue in Verona and an active member in additional congregations. He was president of his B’nai Brith lodge and active in Hadassah and Jewish Federation.

He was a devoted husband to Evelyn, a loving father to Judy, Beth and Edward, and a loving grandfather to 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was a caring and honest man who was well-respected and much loved.

Funeral services were held in Congregation Beth El Temple in Norfolk with Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz officiating. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.