by | Jun 9, 2017 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach – Joseph I. Reznick, 98, passed away on May 27, 2017.

He was born on January 23, 1919 in Columbia, S.C. to Louis Reznick and Esther Solomon Reznick.

He served as a Major in the United States Air Force during World War II. He spent most of his life in Winston Salem, N.C., and, with his wife Jeanne, owned and operated Reznick’s Music and Jewelry. Upon his retirement to Virginia Beach in 1993, he became an active member of the community, including serving as a volunteer for the Virginia Beach Public Library.

Joe Reznick was blessed with a loving and devoted family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Jeanne Tavss Reznick, his sisters, Ida Fenigsohn and Frances Lefkowitz, as well as his son, J. Steven Reznick.

Survivors include his daughters, Celia Brown (Larry) and Barbara Bernstein (Keith), daughter-in-law, Donna Kaye; his grandchildren, Meredith and Ruthie Brown, Daniel, Ellis and Joycie Bernstein, and Leah Reznick Tyner (Jon), and Aaron Kaye; and his great grandson James Tyner. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Evelyn Adler, Barbara Gross, Sandra Tavss and Ruth Tavss, and brother-in-law, Richard Tavss; nephew Larry Adler (Ronna); and many other nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

A graveside service was conducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.