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11/11/10 - NNHS Newsletter -
Toby Greenspon Morewitz

Toby Greenspon Morewitz
(d. 09 Nov 2010)

Newport News High School Class of about 1930

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

    We have yet another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today.  Toby Greenspon Morewitz, Class of about 1930, mother of the late    George Morewitz ('57) and   Sally Morewitz Seltzer ('62) of VA, and mother-in-law of  Steve Seltzer ('61) of VA, passed away at The Hidenwood Retirement Community in Newport News on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at the age of 99.  May her memory be for a blessing always.

http://nnhs65.com/06-11-08-NNHS-George-Morewitz.html


From The Daily Press - 11/11/10:

   

Toby Greenspon Morewitz
 

 

 

NEWPORT NEWS - Toby Greenspon Morewitz, 99, died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at The Hidenwood Retirement Community.

Mrs. Morewitz was raised in Newport News, graduated from Newport News High School, and was a secretary for the Veterans Administration in Hampton. She was the oldest living past president of the Rodef Sholom Temple Sisterhood and held that position at the time of the Temple's dedication in 1960. She was a past co-chairman of the Women's Division of the United Jewish Appeal and was also active in the Newport News chapters of Hadassah, Council of Jewish Women and Women's American ORT.

She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Morewitz; and son, George B. Morewitz, owners of I. Greenspon Furniture Store.

She is survived by her daughter, Sally M. Seltzer and her husband, Steven; daughter-in-law, Teresa Morewitz; former daughter-in-law, Judy Morewitz; grandchildren, Laura Seltzer, Jill Konopaske (Gregg), Steven Morewitz (Laney), Mark Morewitz, Andy Morewitz (Eric Stein), Brian Morewitz (Kira), Aaron Woolard (Pam); and great-grandchildren, Catherine and Casey Morewitz, Sydney and Sophie Konopaske, Miles and Georgie Morewitz, and A.J. and Ryland Woolard; as well as her sister-in-law, Frances Hordes; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family has requested private graveside services. They will be conducted by Rabbi Gilah Dror at the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula in Hampton.

The family wishes to thank all the wonderful people who have taken care of Toby with great love and respect, especially Mrs. Elizabeth Jefferson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Louis Morewitz Scholarship Fund, Christopher Newport University, Office of Advancement, 1 University Place, Newport News, VA 23606 or Heartland Hospice, 11835 Fishing Point Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press from November 11 to November 12, 2010.
   

 

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November 11, 2010

Dear Sally and Family, I will keep you in my thoughts during this sad time. It is hard to lose a parent no matter their age.
 


November 11, 2010

Sally, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Thinking of you and your family during this time of grief.

~ Jeanie Barbour Burnett, Hampton, Virginia
 


November 11, 2010
 

  Dear Sally and family,
Thinking of you at this time. May your memories be comforting to you.

~ Carolyn McPherson Gregory, Mathews, VA
 

November 11, 2010
 

Sally, Sorry to hear of your loss, mothers are special. I'm Sure you have lots of wonderful memories to help you through this difficult time.

~ Alice Menin Daniels, Spotsylvania, VA

November 11, 2010
 

Dear Sally,
I remember you as a neighbor and friend and your mother as a lovely woman. I am so sorry to hear of her passing.

~ Bobbie Smith Horwitz, Dallas, Texas
 

November 12, 2010
 

Sally and Steve, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sincerely, Steve Hochman

~ Steve Hochman, Williamsburg, Virginia
 

November 12, 2010
 

  My sisters, Marla and Pam, and I grew up with Jill and Laura Seltzer and Mark, Andy and Brian Morewitz. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry to have learned of your loss.

~ Valarie Adelman Blaes, Richmond, Virginia
 

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   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to Mrs. Morewitz's entire family and their 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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Carol Buckley Harty
915-780-3048 


Oseh Shalom


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