Harriet Martin Salsbury

by | Dec 21, 2016 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Harriet Martin Salsbury, 92, of the 7200 block of Granby Street, died December 12, 2016.

Mrs. Salsbury was born in Sekernice, Czechoslovakia in 1924 and came to the United States when she was nine years old and has been a resident of Norfolk for the past 70 years. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Helen Martin.

Mrs. Salsbury was a longtime member of Temple Israel in Norfolk. She was preceded in death by her husband Ben Salsbury and two brothers, Stanley Martin and Bernard Martin.

Survivors include her daughter, Faith Dauer and her husband Jeffrey of Forest, Virginia; two sons, Alan Salsbury of Norfolk, Marshall Salsbury and his wife Elaine of Baltimore, Maryland; six grandchildren, Benjamin Salsbury, Sarah Dauer, Samantha Dauer, Brian Salsbury, Ruthanne Sheller and her husband Henry, and Jesse Salsbury. Mrs. Salsbury is also survived by a sister, Elsie Martin of Norfolk, a sister in law, Suzanne Martin of San Diego, California and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A funeral service was held at the Norfolk Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, officiated by Rabbi Michael Panitz. Burial was at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk. Memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hdoliver.com.