by | Mar 17, 2017 | Obituaries

Tamarac , Fla .—Florine M. Landau, formerly of Portsmouth, Va., passed away surrounded by her family on February 28, 2017, at her residence.

Florine was born on June 22, 1923 and was the daughter of the late Morris and Minnie Marcus. She grew up in Portsmouth and graduated from Woodrow Wilson high school. On August 20, 1944, she married her soulmate, Norman Landau, and they were happily married for 72 years. Florine worked as a loan consultant at Life Federal Savings & Loan for many years, retiring in the late 1980s. After retiring, she and Norman moved to Sunrise, Fla.

Florine was a faithful member of Temple Israel in Norfolk where she was a member of the Sisterhood. She was a longstanding member of City of Hope in Sunrise for many years and was very involved in their activities.

In addition to her parents, Florine was predeceased by her sister, Adele Blum. She leaves behind, to smile in her memory: her loving husband, Norman Landau, her daughter, Helene Landau of Edenton, N.C.; her son, Barry Landau of West Palm Beach, Fla.; her grandson, Michael Hermelin (Julia); and her great-grandchildren, Bethany and Grayson Hermelin of Columbia, S.C.; and her grandson, Brad Hermelin (Imelda) of Virginia Beach. Florine also leaves her sisters, Myra Coplon and Sareta Jones, and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at Star of David Memorial Gardens in North Lauderdale, Fla.