Ava Jean Loeb

by | Nov 6, 2015 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Ava Jean Loeb, 57, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2015, following a courageous and private battle with cancer.

Born June 13, 1958, in Bethesda, Md., Ava graduated from Kellam High School, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Old Dominion University. Ava taught elementary school for 18 years with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. During retirement, Ava volunteered for the CHKD East Beach and Horizon Circles and was a proud member of the Garden Club of Norfolk and Algonquin Garden Club.

Ava is survived by her husband, Dr. Norman Loeb; daughter, Arielle Salasky and her husband, Aaron Slawsky; son, Stephen Salasky; mother, Juliette Pearce; aunt, Yvonne Mcbride; sisters, Edna Mendelsohn, and Jacqueline Furman and her husband, Dr. Randall Furman; nieces, Erica Gerstin, Brittney Hopper, Marissa Furman and Amanda Furman. Her father, Walter Lee Pearce, predeceases her.

A private family burial was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz officiating. Donations to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, P.O. Box 2156, Norfolk, VA, or online at https://www.chkd.org/Support-Us/Donate/ or call 757-668-7070. The family wishes to mourn privately and desires any condolences be made through hdoliver.com at this time.