Gertrude (Trudy) K. Rosenblatt

by | Aug 18, 2015 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Gertrude (Trudy) K. Rosenblatt, 93, passed away on July 18, 2015.

She was born in Norfolk and was the daughter of Adolph and Jenny Lipkin Kramer. Trudy was predeceased in 2008 by Sam, her beloved husband of 65 years. Her brother, Herbert (Pete) L. Kramer also predeceased her.

Trudy is survived by her three children: Alan and his wife Barbara; Chuck and his wife Nancy; and Judy; as well as her granddaughters Amy and Barbara. Trudy graduated in 1939 from Maury High School. She was an avid reader and loved to travel. She particularly loved the surf and sand of Virginia Beach, and spent countless hours on the beach enjoying the company of her family and friends.

During the past several years, Trudy resided at the Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, and enjoyed the good company of her evening dinner group.

Trudy and Sam were founding members of Temple Israel in Norfolk. She was actively involved in the Temple Israel Sisterhood, the United Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Center of Tidewater.

A graveside service and burial was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Michael E. Panitz officiating. Memorial donations to Temple Israel, the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, the Oceanfront Branch of the Virginia Beach Public Library or a charity of the donor’s choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be made at