Virginia Beach - Arnold Lee Salasky, of Virginia Beach, passed away unexpectedly in an accident on Feb. 18, 2014.
A native of Norfolk, Arnold was the son of the late Dr. Milton and Shirley Greenberg Salasky. He was a lifetime member of Congregation Beth El in Norfolk. He was a real estate developer in Hampton Roads, and was passionate about promoting his OV Lifestyles brand.
Arnold is survived by his daughter Arielle Salasky, and his son Stephen Salasky, of Virginia Beach. He is also survived by his brother Michael Salasky and wife Prue, of Norfolk; his brother Franklin Salasky and partner Billy Gallo, of New York; and his beloved girlfriend Karen Bangel of Portsmouth. He also leaves behind his loving companion and "grand-doggy" Jett.
Arnold devoted his life to his children --- he was the most amazing father – and to his large extended family. He will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Norfolk Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts with Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz and Cantor Gordon Piltch officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Afterwards, the family will gather at 1360 North Shore Road in Norfolk. Shiva will be observed at 7 p.m. on Thursday; at 6 p.m. on Sunday; and at 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Beth El Temple or a
. Online condolences may be offered to the family at hdoliver.com.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 20, 2014