Benita “Bunny” Mirman

by | Apr 22, 2021 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Benita “Bunny” Mirman passed away peacefully on April 5, 2021, surrounded by her three children.
Bunny was born on May 23, 1938, to Herman and Pauline Bernstein in Suffolk, Virginia, and moved to Norfolk following her marriage to Stanley (Sonny) Mirman in 1958.

She spent much of her life supporting important causes, including ORT, DePaul Hospital Auxiliary, and local law enforcement agencies.

Bunny is survived by her three children, Jeri Johnson (Chris), Steven Mirman (Angie) and Mia Hanczaryk (Phil); three grandchildren, Harrison Weisberger, Jessica Mirman, and Samantha Hanczaryk; her brother Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein (Janet) of Atlanta, as well as a host of extended family and close friends. Bunny was predeceased by her husband of 41 years, Stanley “Sonny” Mirman.

Bunny was a talented artist who enjoyed sharing her work and will be greatly missed by many who were fortunate enough to call her their friend.

A graveside service was conducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg. Memorial donations to the Fraternal Order of Police Associates, 2501 La Mirage Court, Virginia Beach, Va. 23456, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be made at