by | Apr 20, 2018 | Obituaries

NORFOLK—Leyba Helen Schor Blumenthal died on Monday, April 16, 2018 in her residence.

She was born in Brooklyn, New York and was the daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Sylvia Ginberg Schor. She had worked with her husband, Bud, for many years as an officer of L & B Investments Mortgage Co.

She was a member of Temple Israel, and formerly of Temple Emanuel, working energetically in both as a volunteer in many temple activities. Leyba was a volunteer at WHRO as a reader to the blind every week when she was able. She was a member and helped found the Judeau- Christian Outreach Center and served on the board of directors of ORT.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Herman “Bud” S. Blumenthal; a daughter, Geri Jean Wilson of South Pasedena, Calif.; two sons, Robert Alan Blumenthal of Jefferson, Md. and Jeffrey Richard Blumenthal of Virginia Beach; seven grandchildren, Hannah Corrin Blumenthal, Devra Ariel Blumenthal, Alex Joseph Blumenthal; Jonathan Cody Weimorts, Benjamin Joseph Blumenthal, David Eli Blumenthal, and Margaret Blumenthal; and five great-grandchildren, Rachel and Sydney Feldman, Max and Zac Ovics, and Abigail Weimorts.

A funeral service was conducted in the Norfolk Chapel of H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. with Rabbi Michael Panitz officiating. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered at www.hdoliver.com.