Morton Goldmeier

by | Aug 28, 2015 | Obituaries

NORFOLK—Morton Goldmeier, 91, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in his residence with his family by his side.

Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Edith Oltman and Sidney Goldmeier. He attended V.P.I. and then served in the U.S. Air Force during WW II . Following the War, he graduated from UVa with an accounting degree. He became a CPA and served as the managing partner of Goodman and Company for many years. After retiring from accounting, he founded and was president of Hampton Roads Management Associates for over 20 years.

Morton was a founding member of Temple Israel and a founder and first president of Beth Sholom Home of Eastern Virginia. His many contributions to the community were recognized by awards from United Way, The National Conference of Christians and Jews, and Israel Bonds among others.

His passions in life were his adored wife, Bootsie, his family, and his work both professionally and communally.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 67 years, Elaine “Bootsie” Goldmeier; a daughter, Linda Katz; two sons, Michael Goldmeier (Bitsy) and Edward Goldmeier (Jennifer); nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

A funeral service took place at Temple Israel with Rabbi Michael Panitz officiating. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morton and Elaine Goldmeier Family Foundation, c/o Tidewater Jewish Foundation, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 200, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462, Temple Israel, or Beth Sholom Home of Eastern Virginia. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be made at