Joan Leterman Nusbaum

by | Oct 11, 2013 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Joan Leterman Nusbaum, 88, passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

Born in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Reba Leterman.

Joan attended Maury High School and what is now Old Dominion University. She was happily married to E. Joseph Nusbaum, who predeceased her in 1994. She was an avid O.D.U. sports fan and supporter of the arts, interested in reading, music and volunteerism. She was known for her friendly disposition and for her many charitable gifts.

She is survived by three daughters, Carol Jo Bays (Gary), Nancy Albinder (Ken), and Janis Hollenback; grandchildren, Bran Spiegel (Chanatta), Joli Lyman (Phil), Andrew Kaplan (Rebecca), Steven Albinder, Kevin Albinder, Michael Hollenback (Youka), and Joseph Hollenback; and great-grandchildren, Macy Lyman, Evan Spiegel, and Yui Hollenback.

She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

A funeral service was conducted in the Norfolk Chapel of H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts., with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg and Cantor Wally Schachet-Briskin officiating. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made to her family through