Irma Lind Kopelove

by | Nov 9, 2022 | Obituaries

PORTSMOUTH—Irma Lind Kopelove, 96, of the 3200 block of Dogwood Dr. passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in her home.

She was born on October 15, 1926 in Mulheim, Germany, to the late Herman and Lina Lind. Irma was a member of Congregation Beth El in Norfolk and the former Gomley Chesed Synagogue in Portsmouth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Kopelove, and her brother, Arnold Lind.

She is survived by her daughter, Dr., Pamela B. Kopelove; two sons, Dr. David Joel Kopelove and Bernard G. Kopelove and his wife Bonnie; and five grandchildren, Ariel Grace Kopelove, Julian Lind Kopelove, Rachel Marissa Kopelove, Lauren Diana Kopelove, and Alana Jordan Kopelove.

A graveside service was held in Gomley Chesed Cemetery, Portsmouth. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.Condolences may be made to the family online at