Annette Halprin

by | Jan 11, 2013 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Annette Halprin, 85, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at Beth Sholom Home in Virginia Beach.

She was retired from the King Koil/ Paramont Bedding Company.

Born in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Ida Solomon Comess and Jack Comess, and was the widow of Burton Z. Halprin.

Mrs. Halprin was a founding member of Temple Israel and was a member of its Sisterhood. She was an avid Mah Jongg maven, loyal Old Dominion University basketball fan of both the men and Lady Monarchs. One of her great joys was spending time with her family and a close circle of friends. Annette embraced life and never met a stranger.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Diane Harrell and husband, Frank of Virginia Beach; her son, William Halprin and wife, Jeri Jo of Norfolk; grandchildren, Byron Harrell and wife, Amie of Virginia Beach, Brian Halprin and Laura Yin of Baltimore, Md., and Peri Halprin of New York City; one great grandchild, Brayden Harrell; a sister, Esta Kreisman and husband, Ray of Virginia Beach; her sister-in-law, Mona Belkov and husband, Irvin of Virginia Beach; her brother-in-law, Jack Halprin of Florida;and a number of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Michael Panitz officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel or Beth Sholom Home. Norfolk Chapel of H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts.