Barbara Goodman Martin

by | Aug 10, 2019 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Barbara G. Martin, 71, of Norfolk passed away suddenly on July 22, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Morris and Goldie (Salzberg) Goodman. She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Wayne A. Martin; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Jill Martin of Potomac, Md.; and her two granddaughters, Sydney and Olivia Martin. Other survivors include her two sister-in-laws, Judi G. Duffy of Greenville, N.C. and Jane E. Goodman of Fleetwood, Pa. She was predeceased by her brothers, Dr. Allan J. Goodman and Dr. Stewart H. Goodman.

Barbara grew up in Ghent and lived her entire life in Norfolk. She was a graduate of Maury High School and received both her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Education from Old Dominion University. Her career in education included teaching elementary school, private tutoring, adult reading programs, and observing student teachers through Old Dominion University.

She enjoyed cruising with her husband, spending time with her family, exercising with her friends, and especially cooking and baking for her family and friends.

Two separate services took place. A memorial service was held at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments in Norfolk with Rabbi Michael Panitz of Temple Israel presiding. A full service and burial was held at the Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park in Clarksburg, Md. with Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt of Congregation B’nai Tzedek presiding.

Donations in Barbara’s memory may be directed to Temple Israel in Norfolk or Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, Md.