by | Jul 16, 2018 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Vicki Roslyn Kalfus died July 5 in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida surrounded by family after a long battle with metastatic melanoma.

Vicki was born September 23, 1943 in Childress, Texas and raised in Norfolk.

She was the daughter of Jerome and Raye Cohen. She followed in her mother’s footsteps to study nursing at Mt. Sinai in Baltimore and practiced as an RN in California and Tennessee, and with Jewish Family Service in Virginia Beach.

She married her husband, Abe Kalfus, 54 years ago on November 17, 1963. After time in California and Tennessee, they moved back to Virginia Beach in 1968. Abe and Vicki raised three children and were active in the community. Vicki was an avid reader and Mah Jongg player. In recent years, Vicki enjoyed her time with her nine grandchildren during their frequent visits to Florida.

Vicki is survived by her husband Abe, daughter Ingrid Edery (David) of Ft. Lauderdale, son Evan (Lori) of Virginia Beach, and son Mason (Susan) of Washington, DC. She is survived by her grandchildren Moshe, Josh, Eliana (Merric), Malka, Kaitlyn, Jack, Jeremy, Ryan, and Sadie. She also leaves behind two sisters, a brother and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A graveside service took place at Beth David Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Florida. Donations to Jewish Family Service of Tidewater or the Melanoma Research Foundation.