Selma Leach

by | Jul 14, 2015 | Obituaries

NORFOLK—Selma Leach, 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, with her family by her side.

Selma was born in Richmond, Va. to the late Jerome and Anna Jacobs.

A founding member of The Beth Sholom Home, a strong supporter of The Battered Women’s Shelter, and a lifetime member of many non-profit organizations, Selma dedicated herself to helping others.

For many years she worked side by side with her husband, Dr. Leon Leach in his veterinary practice.

She leaves behind her devoted husband, Dr. Leon Leach, dedicated daughter, Sharon Leach, and her loving grandsons, Seth, Matthew, Jason, and Harris.

Selma was predeceased by her sons, Dr. Frederick Leach and Harvey Leach.

There are no words to describe how wonderful a wife, mother, and grandmother Selma was. She lived her life for her family.

A graveside funeral service was held in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to Temple Israel, American Cancer Society or to a charity of choice. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be made at