by | Feb 2, 2018 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Ronald Joseph Hurwitz, 64, passed away peacefully at home on January 1.

He was born in Norfolk and was the son of the late Leonard and Lorraine Hurwitz.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; his daughter, Allena (Neil) Anglen; and his grandson, Raleigh Anglen. He will also be remembered by his brothers, Norman (Nancy) Hurwitz of Charleston and Jeffrey (Bettye) Hurwitz of Richmond, and his in-laws, William and Pat Hodges and Paul and Barbara Hodges. He was a loyal friend, a loving husband, a devoted father, and an adoring grandfather.

Ronnie was a graduate of Granby High School and Old Dominion University followed by a career as a CPA and independent consultant with Salmons Inc. He was an avid sports fan and a member of Phi Delta Sigma Fraternity. He played on the Norfolk City Blues Rugby team for many years. He shared his love of skiing, rugby, basketball, baseball, football, and hockey with his many dear friends, who have visited him and supported him through his illness.

A graveside service was held at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery. “Team Hurwitz” has been established to walk in the Tidewater Pancreatic Cancer walk on April 22 in Ronnie’s memory. Donations to support Pancreatic Cancer Research through this event at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be sent to the family at