Helen Elkin

by | May 15, 2015 | Obituaries

VIRGINIA BEACH—Helen Elkin, age 93 passed away at Sentara Life Care Center on May 5, 2015.

Born Sept. 24, 1921 in Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived in Far Rockaway, Queens, N.Y. and worked as an executive legal secretary at Cravath, Swain and Moore for 16 years, until retiring in 1988.

She loved to travel, read, knit and listen to opera. She was a member and recording secretary for the local chapter of Cancer Care for many years. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, Robert and Stephanie Lask and son-in-law, Andrew Lask.

Survivors include daughter Rochelle Lask, grandchildren, Robert Lask and Stephanie Lask, nieces, nephews and friends.

Helen was predeceased by her parents, Isodore and Bertha Noskin, sisters, Marilyn Katz, Selma Kanfer and Rhoda Schnee and a son, Dr. Steven Elkin.

Services were held at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel.

Memorial contributions to a charity of choice. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.