Florence Kahn Samuels

by | Aug 28, 2015 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Florence Kahn Samuels, 91 of the 5500 block of Frog Pond Lane, died August 24, 2015.

Mrs. Samuels was born in Norfolk the daughter of the late Nathaniel Morris Kahn and Hannah Klaff Kahn.

She was a member of B’nai Israel Synagogue in Norfolk. She was very active with the synagogue, like her mother, she was past president of the B’nai Israel Sisterhood and worked tirelessly on the calendar committee.

Mrs. Samuels was also a life member of the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary, Hadassah and the Hebrew Ladies Charity. She supported numerous charitable and community organizations. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Mrs. Samuels was predeceased by her husband Morton Samuels, her brother J. Leonard Kahn and his wife Rebecca, two sisters Zelda Silver and her husband Ben, Dorothy Eulau and her husband Raymond as well as a sister in law Gertrude Kahn and brother in law Gene Linden.

Survivors include her two sons, Marc Samuels and his wife Nancy of Virginia Beach; Lew Samuels and his wife Cheri of Boise, Idaho; a granddaughter, Tia Rhodehouse and her husband Robert; and two great grandchildren, Colter and Ellie. She is also survived by a brother, Bernard Kahn of Norfolk; a sister Janet Linden of Richmond, Va., and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A graveside service was conducted at B’nai Israel Cemetery in Norfolk by Rabbi Sender Haber. Memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments.