by | Mar 17, 2017 | Obituaries

New York City —Stephen Weinstein, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, died Saturday, March 4. He was 83.

Mr. Weinstein worked as an architect for many years with Ehrenkrantz Associates before branching out on his own. He worked on innovative and flexible designs for buildings, including laboratories and hospitals, as well as on restoring lighthouses and fire stations. As a solar energy expert, he designed the solar energy system for the White House and toured the country giving informative and entertaining talks to technical audiences.

A life-long New Yorker, Mr. Weinstein moved from the City to Virginia Beach in 2012.

He was predeceased by his wife Grace (of blessed memory) and is survived by his children, Lawrence Weinstein (and Carol Downing) and Janet Mercadante (and Rick), both of Virginia Beach; his grandchildren, Lee Weinstein, Rachel Downing, and Samantha and Jared Mercadante; a sister, Margot Baron; and his partner, Carol Schneebaum.

The funeral service was held at Temple Emanuel, Virginia Beach. Interment followed in Princess Anne Memorial Park. H.D Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be made to the family at