Louis Katz

by | Sep 5, 2014 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Louis Katz, 99, a longtime resident of Portsmouth and Virginia Beach, passed away with his devoted wife Regina by his side on August 23, 2014.

Born July 15, 1915, he was the son of the late Morris and Minnie Katz.

Louis enjoyed a successful career in real estate and retired Civil Service. He served with distinction as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during WW II . He was active in Jewish organizations and was a member of Gomley Chesed Synagogue in Portsmouth, Temple Emmanuel in Virginia Beach and Temple Israel in Norfolk. Louis loved all sports, dancing and his beloved Redskins.

He is survived by Regina S. Katz, wife of 73 years. Other survivors include son Stuart Katz, wife Cynthia; son Barry Katz, wife Kitty; and two loving grandchildren Leah Rosenberg, husband Jason; Erin Megan Katz, finance Lieutenant James King III ; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery in Portsmouth by Rabbi Michael Panitz and Cantor Elihu Flax. Memorial donations to the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater or a preferred charity. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hdoliver.com.