Nelson Posner

by | Mar 22, 2013 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach—Nelson Posner, 84, of the 5900 block of Woodstock Ct. Virginia Beach, died February 27, 2013 at Beth Sholom Home in Virginia Beach.

Mr. Posner was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Hyman Posner and Pearl Reisfield Posner.

Mr. Posner was a 1950 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was stationed in Germany during his service overseas. He worked as a stockbroker for over 40 years. He was a member of Ohef Sholom Temple in Norfolk, was a past president of Brith Sholom, and was a longtime member of the Norfolk Sports Club. Mr. Posner was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed going to see the Norfolk Tides play. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ruth Posner, his daughter Linda Nichols and her husband Donnie of Chesapeake; son Matthew Posner and his wife Karen of Cary, N. C.; Three grandsons; Tyler Nichols, Phillip Nichols, and Wyatt Posner. Mr. Posner is also survived by a sister Miriam Salvich of Marco Island, Fla.

A graveside service was conducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk by Cantor Wally Schachet-Briskin. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be shared at