Bernard “Bernie” Stein

by | Jan 16, 2017 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —A. Bernard “Bernie” Stein, 94, passed away on December 30, 2016.

He was born and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Morris and Lena (Lurie) Stein. He worked there and in Roanoke and Norfolk.

He retired as a district manager from Reliable Stores Corporation, a major retail home furnishings chain. His favorite hobbies were traveling, going to the beach, and out to dinner with friends and family. He was predeceased by his loving wife Rae, and sister Rita, of blessed memory.

He is survived by his daughter Ilene Stein, of Norfolk, and sons Alan and his wife Susan Stein, and Marc and his wife Barbara Stein, all of Virginia Beach and his grandchildren Cara Stein, Lori Stein and her husband Brandon Fisher, Zak Stein, and Shayna Russo and her husband Adam, and great grandchildren Hudson, Parker and Dylan.

He served in the armed forces as a B-17 bombardier and flew patrols along the Atlantic coast during World War II . He was a member of Masonic Temple for many years.

He resided at the Terrace at Beth Sholom and was known for his sense of humor and singing. The family would like to thank the staff at The Terrace, in particular Josey, for their dedication, excellent service and compassion.

A graveside funeral service was conducted by Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Donations to The Terrace or charity of your choice. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be offered through