by | Dec 1, 2017 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Bernard Kahn, 95, passed away November 24, 2017.

A native and lifelong resident of Norfolk, he was the son of the late Morris and Hannah Kahn, and the widower of Gertrude L. Kahn.

Mr. Kahn was the former owner of Azalea Auto Supply in Norfolk. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific from 1942 to 1945. He was a member of B’Nai Israel Congregation in Norfolk, the Jewish War Veterans, Brith Sholom, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Lions Club, American Jewish Committee, and the American Jewish Congress.

He is survived by his daughter Faye S. Howe (Tom) of Norfolk; son David J. Kahn (Terry) of Roanoke, Va.; grandchildren, Hannah and Brandon Howe; and a sister Sylvia Linden. He was predeceased by sisters, Zelda Silver, Dorothy Eulau, Florence Samuels, and brother, J. Leonard Kahn.

Funeral services were held in the Norfolk Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. with Rabbi Sender Haber officiating. Memorial donations to B’Nai Israel Congregation, Surfers Healing of Virginia Beach, or Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater. Online condolences may be offered to the family at