Frances Lubschutz Popkin

by | Jul 12, 2012 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Frances Lubschutz Popkin, age 93, passed away at home, on Saturday, July 7, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Born in Norfolk, and a lifelong resident, Mrs. Popkin was a graduate of Maury High School. She was the daughter of the late Edward Benjamin and Gussie Heller Lubschutz.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Sidney Popkin. She was also predeceased by three sisters, Sadie Ornoff (Irving), Ida Goldman (Sam), and Margaret Hodor (Max) and is survived by her sister Rebecca Kahn (Leonard).

Survivors include her son, Richard Popkin (Jane), of Norfolk; her daughter, Margaret (Bunni) Popkin Latkin (Dr. Peter), of Falls Church, Va.; her grandchildren Donna Popkin Hanson (Wil), Melinda Popkin, Carly Popkin, Daniel Latkin (Priscilla), and Shannon Latkin Anderson (Doug); her great grandchildren, Billy Latkin, Ben Anderson, Sydney Anderson, and Sasha Hanson; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was primarily a homemaker and loving mother, but worked intermittently in the family business, where she was an active participant. She was a former member of B’nai Israel Congregation, the B’nai Israel Sisterhood, Hadassah, and the Jewish Community Center.

Services were held at the Norfolk chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., with interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Donations to Children’s Hospital of The Kings Daughters, Beth Sholom Home, or the charity of choice. Online condolences at