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Selma Epstein Posner
Newport News High School Class of @ 1946
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
There is more sad news today. Cis Epstein Posner, Class of @ 1946, wife of Marvin Posner of VA, and sister of Audrey Epstein Workman, Faye Epstein Feinbaum, and Arnold Epstein, passed away in Newport News on Monday, June 04, 2018 at the age of 88.
May her memory be for a blessing always.
From the Daily Press - 06/06/18:
Selma (Cis) Epstein Posner
NEWPORT NEWS - Selma (Cis)
Epstein Posner passed away peacefully on June 4 at the age of 88 surrounded
by her family.
The daughter of Benjamin and Helen Nachman Epstein, she was a native of Newport News and was graduated from Newport News High School and Virginia Commonwealth University.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin Posner; daughters Starr Zarin (Harry) of Rockville, MD and Susan Becker (Jon) of Norfolk, VA; grandchildren Lisa Klinger (Zamir), Amy Becker, Jennifer Friedman (Nachi), Katie Lazarus (Yoni), and Jordan Lanczycki (Mike); and 11 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by her sisters Audrey Workman and Faye Feinbaum, and her brother, Dr. Arnold Epstein.
After graduation from college, Cis taught elementary education at the George Wythe School in Hampton, VA.
She was a tireless and devoted volunteer in the local Jewish community,
serving as a board member and President of the Sisterhood of Rodef Sholom
Temple, and was active in the annual Cabaret. She worked for many years on the
United Jewish Appeal's annual campaign, serving as chairman of the woman's
division and on the women's cabinet.
Moving to Williamsburg in 1978, Cis and Marvin were early residents of the Kingsmill community. Cis became a longtime volunteer at the Kingsmill annual PGA tournament, serving in many capacities including press coordinator. Cis had a sharp, insightful sense of humor. She was a welcoming and thoughtful neighbor and friend. She had a keen sense of fashion.
Devoted to her family, Cis was a warm and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She and Marvin shared 67 years of marriage, delighting in each other's company and together bringing laughter to everyone. Her warm heart and generous spirit will be missed by all of those she touched.
The funeral service will be at Rodef Sholom Temple, 401 City Center Boulevard, Newport News at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6. Burial will follow in The Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula.
Shiva will be observed at the Posner residence Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, with Mincha and Mariv at 7:00 pm. The remainder of Shiva will be at the Becker residence in Norfolk, VA on Friday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and on Sunday and Monday from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, followed by evening services.
Those wishing to make a contribution can donate to Rodef Sholom Temple, the Endowment of the United Jewish Community, or a charity of the donor's choice.
June 06, 2018
Remembering many good memories of Cis and the years growing up. My thoughts are with all of you at this time
~ Susan Spirn Zander, Plantation, Florida
June 06, 2018
Marvin and Family,
June 06, 2018
June 06, 2018
Judy and I extend our sincere condolences upon the passing of your dear Cis. We hope you find comfort in the blessing and memories of your 68 years together. You were a great couple.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Gordon Gentry, Jr.
~ Gordon Gentry, Newport News, Virginia
Our sincerest sympathies are extended to Mrs. Posner's family and friends at this difficult time.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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