William Raymond Bernstein

by | Apr 19, 2019 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach—William Raymond Bernstein, 84, passed away on April 16, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Va.

He was born to the late Lottie and Harry Bernstein in Norfolk in 1934. Billy grew up in Norfolk where he attended Maury High School and the Norfolk division of William and Mary. In 1961 he married the love of his life, Carole Schub. He enjoyed a lifetime career with Sandler Foods and later PYA Monarch.

Billy also served as a volunteer docent at the Marine Science Virginia Beach Aquarium for 18 years. He loved fishing, tennis, travel, and above all, Billy loved his family and the time they spent together.

Billy was preceded in death by his brother Alfred Bernstein.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife Carole of 58 years; daughters, Sharon Cohen (Larry), and Deborah Segaloff (Peter); and four adoring grandchildren Talia, Aaron, Sabine, and Emma.

Affectionately called Goulie by his family, he was warm, generous, loving, happy, and kind to all. He was grateful for his full and good life. He loved life and will be missed and forever loved by so many.

The funeral took place at Ohef Sholom Temple. A burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery followed.

Memorial donations may be made to Ohef Sholom Temple, The Virginia Beach Aquarium, or a charity of the donor’s choice.