Miriam “Mimi” Longman

by | Feb 10, 2022 | Obituaries

Livingston, N.J.—Miriam (Mimi) Longman, age 100, passed away at home in Livingston, N.J. January 8, 2022.

Miriam, born in Baltimore in 1921, graduated from the University of Maryland in 1943, then worked as a social worker.

She was predeceased in 2017 by her husband, David whom she married in 1945. Mimi and David settled in Norfolk in the late 1940s, residing there for over 50 years. They were long-time members of Temple Israel in Norfolk where Mimi was active in the Temple Israel Sisterhood holding many officer positions. In later years she volunteered her services in the resettlement of Russian Jews. After David retired, they divided their time between Florida and New Jersey. Mimi enjoyed her wide circle of friends and her greatest joy was in being with her family.

She is survived by her children, Howard (Ellen) Longman and Susan (Marshall) Saunders of Livingston, N.J. and Thomas (Mona) Longman of White Plains, N.Y. She was the beloved grandmother of Haley (Seth) Guttenplan, Ariel (Gary) Goldstein, Max and Eli Longman, Michael Saunders, Adam, Emily, and Benjamin Longman and great grandmother of Jesse Guttenplan and Emerson Goldstein.

A graveside funeral was held at Cedar Park-Beth El Cemetery in Paramus, N.J. Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum officiated. Donations may be made to Temple Israel, 7255 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505, or to a charity of choice.