Jeanette Goldberg Mink

by | Nov 22, 2013 | Obituaries

Norfolk — Jeanette Goldberg Mink, 96, passed away at Beth Sholom Village on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.

She was the former owner of Sarah Cohen Dress Shop of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Born in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of the late Anna Cohen Klein and Joseph Klein, and was the widow of Herbert Goldberg and Eugene Mink. Mrs. Mink was a member of Congregation Beth El in Norfolk.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Judy G. Smith and husband Mannie of Norfolk and Sandy R. Schwartz and husband Alan of Franklin, MI; sister-in-laws, Jean G. Molofsky of Norfolk and Vita Klein of Pompano Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren, Stacey Smith of New York City, Lisa Sonenshine and husband Steve of Marietta, Ga., and David Schwartz and wife Jodi Cohen, and Mark Schwartz and wife Denise all of Chicago, Ill.; seven great grandchildren, Elena, Ian, Sam, Zack, Hannah, Harris, and Andrew; and a number of loving nieces and nephews, and Gene Mink’s family. Jeanette was preceded in death by her brother Paul Klein, brother-in laws Sheldon Molofsky and Elkin Goldberg, and sister-in-law Edna Goldberg.

Her family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Beth Sholom Village for their loving care.

A funeral service was conducted at the Norfolk Chapel of H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts., with Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz and Cantor Gordon Piltch officiating. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Beth Sholom Village, 6401 Auburn Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23464. Online condolences may be made to her family through