Marvin J. Posner

by | Feb 29, 2024 | Obituaries

NORFOLK – Marvin J. Posner passed peacefully at the age of 96, surrounded by family on February 23 at Harbors Edge in Norfolk, Virginia.

He was born in Richmond, Virginia on April 7, 1927. Marvin was preceded in death by parents George and Francis Posner, his loving wife, Selma “Cis” Posner, and brother Irvin Posner.

Married to Cis for 67 beautiful years, the two settled together in Newport News where they raised their two daughters, Starr (Harry) Zarin and Susan (Jon) Becker. Marvin was a devoted grandfather to Lisa (Zamir) Klinger, Amy Becker, Katie (Yoni) Lazarus, Jennifer (Nachi) Friedman and Jordan (Mike) Lanczycki. Cherished Papa to Leora, Tova, Dalia and Eitan Klinger; Ari, Yaara, Avi and Gedalia Lazarus; Natan, Elisheva, Adira and Mimi Friedman; and Abby and Drew Lancyzcki.

Marvin was a graduate of University of Richmond and a lifelong member of Rodef Sholom Temple, where he also served as an officer of the synagogue. He remained active in the United Jewish Community as well as their endowment. Marvin is remembered for his witty sense of humor and enthusiasm for sports, especially golf. Most of all, he adored and remained so proud of his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, always cherishing their visits and weekly phone and video calls.

Funeral services were held at the Hampton Hebrew Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Chabad of Tidewater or a charity of choice.