NORFOLK - Phyllis Kolinsky Littwin, 81, of the 330 block of West Brambleton Avenue, died peacefully March 10, 2012, at her residence.
She was born in New York City, N.Y., to the late Murray and Sadie Goldman Kolinsky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene C. Littwin.
She was a founding member of Temple Sinai, Newport News, Va., and a member of Hadassah, Jewish War Veterans and was very active in the Democratic Party in Norfolk and Aventura, Fla.
Survivors include her daughter, Gail Littwin Flax and her husband, Joel of Virginia Beach; her son, Mike Littwin and his wife, Susan of Denver, Colo.; her brother, Sonny Kolinsky and his wife, Doris of Newport News; three grandchildren, Angie Littwin, Amy Murphy and her husband, Mitchell, and Scott Flax and his wife, Leah; three great-grandchildren, Maple, Carver and Abe; and her friend and caregiver, Lenora Hayes.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2012, in the Norfolk Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., by Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz and Cantor Gordon Piltch. Interment will be in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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