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Dorene Zilber Nachman Sarfan
Newport News High School Class of February 1946
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
There is yet more sad news this Sunday morning. Dorene Zilber Nachman Sarfan, Class of February 1946, sister of Jayne Zilber (June '51) of VA, passed away in Newport News on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the age of 88.
Mrs. Sarfan's husband, Mayer Sarfan, Class of June 1945, preceded her in death just two months ago.
May her memory be for a blessing always.
From the Daily Press - 12/24/17:
Dorene Zilber Sarfan
NEWPORT NEWS - Dorene Zilber
Sarfan, 88, passed away December 22, 2017.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Newport News. She graduated from Newport News High School in February, 1946 and attended Mary Washington College.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Irvin E. Nachman, who died while serving in the Korean War, her husband of over 60 years, Mayer A. Sarfan, and her parents, William M. Zilber and Gertrude Morewitz Zilber.
Dorene is survived by her five sons, Gary Nachman (Janet), William Nachman (Rhoda), Lonny Sarfan (Terri), Randall Sarfan and Edward Sarfan (Jody).
She is also survived by her sister, Jayne Zilber, and her sister-in-law, Edythe Lichtenstein.
Dorene has nine grandchildren: Meredith, Michael (Amber) and their mother,
Barbara; Joel; Alexandra (Brad), Stephanie; Ryan, Austin; Sydney, Matthew; and
two great-grandchildren, Zoey and Zack; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and
Dorene worked for many years for Moore Realty, and for forty years as office manager for her family law firm, Sarfan and Nachman.
Her love for education was reflected in her being instrumental in establishing the Preschool for the United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula (UJCVP).
She was a lifetime member and supporter of Rodef Sholom Temple, its Sisterhood and Hadassah. Dorene was also a generous supporter of numerous museums and charities on the Peninsula.
December 24, 2017
Lonny and Randy, Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Take Care.
~ Mark Wilson, Henrico, North Carolina
December 24, 2017
Dorene Sarfan is one of my most favorite
people I have known. She was devoted to her family and her faith. She
was the CFO for all of her family's many developments and businesses.
And she was a caring person who was always asking how my family was
doing or my parents. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and
December 25, 2017
December 25, 2017
Our sincerest sympathies are extended to Mrs. Sarfan'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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