by | Mar 31, 2017 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Harriet Semel Orleans passed away at home on March 16, 2017.

She was the daughter of Sarah Coplon Semel and was born on November 9, 1925. She was predeceased by her husband Howard Orleans, her daughter Dana Kishter, and her brother, Sidney Semel.

Harriet is survived by her children Barry (Susan) and Roy (Lorna) of Virginia Beach, Nancy Singer of Bethesda, Md., and Kathy Blumenkopf (Bob) of Olney, Md.; and eight grandchildren who adored their Bubby: Gavin, Sarah, Andrew, April, Todd, Howie, Eric, and Keri; her brother Robert Semel (Jackie), her sister Rita Cohen (Ramon), and son-in-law, Neil Kishter (Emily).

Graveside Funeral services were conducted by Dr. Rabbi Michael Panitz and held in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Donations to the charity of the donor’s choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be offered to the family at hdoliver.com.