Rosalind Laibstain Gamsey

by | Jan 21, 2019 | Obituaries

Norfolk —Rosalind Laibstain Gamsey, 91, passed away peacefully in her home on January 12, 2019.

She is survived by her loving husband of almost 71 years, Milton Linwood Gamsey, brother Leonard Laibstain (Carol), her children; Dr. Alan Gamsey (Helen), Rita Burnat, and David Gamsey (Carrie); grandchildren Mark Gamsey, Jeffrey Gamsey (Elise), Lawson Burnat (Laura), Brian and Robyn Gamsey, and great grandchildren Kyla and Weston Burnat. She was predeceased by her parents, David Laibstain and Rebecca (Stein) Laibstain; by her brothers Dr. Alter Laibstain, Dr. Herman Laibstain, Harry Laibstain, sister Eva Wainger and grandchild Kyle Burnat.

Always upbeat, energetic and enthusiastic, Rosalind lived her entire life in Norfolk, and graduated from Maury High School. Rosalind and her husband Linwood attended services regularly at Beth El Synagogue for decades. Rosalind enjoyed hosting large family seders and socializing with her extended family and friends. She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and great grandmother.

A funeral service was held at Congregation Beth El with burial at B’nai Israel Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Jewish Family Service or a charity of the donor’s choice.