Elsie Martin

by | Feb 18, 2021 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Elsie Martin, longtime resident of Norfolk, passed away February 2, 2021.

Born September 5, 1926 in Czechoslovakia, she and her family immigrated to the United States in the mid-1930s to escape the persecution of the Jewish people of Europe. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Helen Martin.

She was a resident of Norfolk for over 70 years and was a legal secretary for a local law firm close to 40 years. She was a longtime, active member of Congregation Beth El Temple.

Survivors include her nieces Faith Dauer (Jeffrey), Jody Gallo (Paul), Rachel Martin (Tom), nephews Alan Salsbury, Marshall Salsbury (Elaine), Jeffrey Martin (Margaret), Joseph Martin (Norma) and Jonathan Martin; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews and extended family. She was predeceased by her sister Harriet Martin Salsbury and brothers Stanley Martin and Bernard Martin. She was much beloved by her family and friends.

Graveside services were held at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Michael Panitz officiating. Services were live streamed on H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Facebook page. Memorial donations to Congregation Beth El Temple or Temple Israel or to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at hdoliver.com.