SARASOTA, FLA. - Vivian Seidman Weinstein, 92, passed away on Dec. 24, at her home in Sarasota, Fla., surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Julius Weinstein; and she was the devoted mother of Raoul Weinstein of Lakeland, Fla., Karen and Bill Witte of Sarasota, Fla., Sabina and Steven Sager of Durham, N.C., and Linda Weinstein of Vero Beach, Fla.; proud grandmother of Rachel, Keith, Ben and Kristin, Craig and Tracey, Ariele and Avrami, Jacob and Alison, and Noah; great-grandmother of Jules, Maya, Jackson, Daniyel, and Gefen; loving sister of Bernice and Alvin Kaufman, of Fairfax, Va.
She was an office manager of several family businesses, including Auto Craft, Inc. and Fun N Play, all located in Newport News. She was a life member of Hadassah and National Council of Jewish Women, and a long-time member of ORT. She is a past president of the Seaboard Branch of Woman's League of Conservative Judaism as well as the sisterhood of Rodef Sholom Temple in Hampton, Va. She served as co-chairman of the Soviet Resettlement Committee and as co-chairman of the Yiddish Chaverim at the Newport News Jewish Community Center. She was also a Girl Scout leader for 13 years.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, at Rodef Sholom Temple in Hampton, Va., with Rabbis Gilah Dror and Steven Sager officiating. Burial will follow in the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a contribution to Rodef Sholom Temple; Temple Beth Shalom, in Sarasota, Fla.; Kobernick House, in Sarasota, Fla.; or Tidewell Hospice, in Sarasota, Fla.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.