Herman Muni Eisenberg

by | Apr 3, 2015 | Obituaries

Norfolk — Herman Muni Eisenberg, 91, a retired pharmacist of Norfolk, passed away March 26, 2015 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Muni was born June 18, 1923 in Norfolk, the son of the late Morris and Esther Eisenberg. He was also predeceased by his sisters, Lena E. Friedman, Gertrude Eisenberg, Sonya E. Lachman and Norma E. Vogel.

He received his pharmacy degree at Columbia University in New York after serving as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II . After his graduation, he served as chief pharmacist at the Durham, N.C. Veterans Hospital and later became supervisor of outpatient services at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Eisenberg was also an editor of the journal, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts.

Muni was a former member of Gomley Chesed Synagogue in Portsmouth.

Muni is survived by his three nieces, Myra F. Kramer and her husband Linwood, Adelle F. Adler and Rhoda V. Foote and her husband Donald; two cousins, Norman Soroko and Arlene Kessel and her husband Isi; brother-in-law, Martin Lachman; many great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held in Chevra T’helim Cemetery in Portsmouth. Rabbi Jeffery Arnowitz officiated. Altmeyer Funeral Home. Condolences may offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.