Regina Senter Katz

by | Jan 21, 2021 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach—Regina Senter Katz passed away peacefully at 100 years of age on December 9, 2020.

She was born September 19, 1920 in Norfolk, Va., the daughter of the late Rebecca and Edward Senter. Regina was predeceased by Louis Katz, devoted husband of 73 years, and three younger siblings. Regina was a loving mother and “Grammy.” She is survived by sons Stuart Katz (Cynthia) of Newport News and Barry Katz (Kitty) of Chesapeake; granddaughters Leah Rosenberg (Jason) of Norfolk and Erin King (James) of Hampton; and great-grandchildren Annabelle, Judah, Dallas, and Zahava.

Regina lived an exceptional life. She is remembered for her warmth, compassion, generosity, and humility. She was an accomplished pianist who performed, composed, and published 14 piano solos. Regina was a dedicated educator known for her expertise instructing children in her home studio. She was an organist at Gomley Chesed Synagogue and taught at Tidewater Community College.

Special thanks for the dedicated care provided by Beth Sholom Terrace and Freda Gordon Hospice. Memorial donations to Beth Sholom Terrace, 1049 College Park Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464 and Freda Gordon Hospice, 5000 Corporate Dr., Suite 500, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

A graveside service, officiated by Cantor Elihu Flax was held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery in Portsmouth. H.D. Oliver. Send condolences at