Lynn Rafal Kushner

by | Mar 1, 2013 | Obituaries

Chesapeake—Lynn Rafal Kushner, 63, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.

Born in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Mischa and Bevalan Cohen Rafal.

Lynn dedicated 27 years of her life to the Department of Rehabilitative Services, working to improve the life of others. She was selflessly devoted to her children, grandchildren and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Bruce H. Kushner; her children, Robyn K. Mansfield and husband Raleigh, Karen K. Potter and husband Chris, David A. Kushner and wife Nichole; her grandchildren, Alexa, Madelyn and Sloane; her siblings, Jerry Rafal and wife Kathy, Marc Rafal and wife Anne, and Stephanie Levin and husband Ron. She also leaves numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service was conducted at Ohef Sholom Temple with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg officiating. Contributions may be made to the Lynn Kushner Memorial Fund of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, 736 Battlefield Blvd., North, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Send condolences and sign the online guest book at