Stuart Engel

by | Apr 20, 2023 | Obituaries

Norfolk – Stuart A. Engel, 76, passed away on April 15, 2023 in Norfolk, Va.
He was a loving husband to his wife Nancy of 54 years, a caring father of two boys and proud grandfather of four granddaughters. Martin and his wife, Alison, Paige (14), and Elle (11) of Greenwood Village, Colo. and Lee and his wife, Jennifer, Grace (17), and Maddie (14) of Roswell, Ga. Stuart was a beloved uncle and cousin.
He was proceeded in death by his parents Rosalind and Jack Engel of Norfolk, and his sister Helene Shipowitz (Stanley).
Stuart married his high school sweetheart, Nancy, and they remained in Norfolk their entire life except for Stuart’s Air Force reserve service. Stuart created strong friendships that became a part of his extended family.
Stuart graduated from Granby High School. He was an entrepreneur and a small business owner. He was active in B’nai Brith and enjoyed playing softball. His love of sports created the center for many family trips. He was active in his sons’ lives growing up, attending countless little league, school, and other sporting events.
Stuart enjoyed family and friends, movies and traveling, making many great memories and stories over the decades. He found great pride in his family and loved to visit his boys and granddaughters.
He survived a horrific car accident more than 20 years go, which limited his activities.
A graveside service was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery, followed by a meal of condolence at Altmever Funeral Homes.
Donations may be made to Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, Betty and Jerome Shure Hospice and Judaism Fund,