Shirley Saunders Hurwitz

by | Aug 18, 2015 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Shirley Saunders Hurwitz, 95, passed away on July 22 at The Terrace.

A native of Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late J.L. and Rena Saunders.

She was preceded in death by her husband Beryl Hurwitz (Barney). She is survived by her children Carole Schustek of Macon, Ga., Barbara Friedberg (Alan) of Boca Raton, Fla. and Don Hurwitz (Judy) of Chesapeake; grandchildren Steve Schustek, Jennifer and Dori Friedberg, Sarah and Bryan Hurwitz, and Seth and Joshua Cohen; and five great grandchildren.

Shirley was a loving wife, mother and a joy to all who knew her. She was a member of Congregation Beth El and a life member of Hadassah. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of The Terrace. Donations may be made to The Terrace at Beth Sholom Village—!giving/cm65 or the Alzheimers Association at

A graveside funeral was held in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg and Cantor Elihu Flax officiating. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be offered to the family through