Harvey Leonard Nissman

by | Feb 8, 2024 | Obituaries

VIRGINIA BEACH – Harvey Leonard Nissman passed away on January 25 at the age of 74.
Harvey, a devoted father, brother, and esteemed psychiatrist, leaves behind a legacy of profound compassion and commitment to the well-being of others.

Born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Irving and Rosalynn Nissman, Harvey attended college at the University of Buffalo and medical school at New York University. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass.
Harvey managed a private practice in Virginia Beach, specializing in family counseling. He also served as a provider for QTC Medical Services, where he conducted psychiatric evaluations for U.S. military veterans who experienced combat.

Among colleagues, friends, and family, Harvey was known for his unwavering kindness and patience. He was an avid gardener, a dedicated Baltimore Orioles fan, and a lifelong advocate for economic equality.

He is survived by his two loving sons, Andrew Nissman and Matthew Nissman, both of Virginia Beach, and his dear sister, Sharon Fusco and her husband Richard Fusco, both of Rye Brook, NY.

Harvey’s life was celebrated with a funeral at HD Oliver with interment at Princess Anne Memorial Park in Virginia Beach.

Consider a donation to the PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) Foundation in honor of Harvey’s remarkable personal health journey.

Harvey Nissman will be dearly missed, but his legacy of compassion and service will live on in the hearts of those he touched. May he rest in peace. Online condolences may be offered to the family at hdoliver.com.