Beth El Temple
422 Shirley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
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Rosalind Laibstain Gamsey, 91, passed away peacefully in her home on January 12, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband of almost 71 years, Milton Linwood Gamsey, brother Leonard Laibstain (Carol), her children; Dr. Alan Gamsey (Helen), Rita Burnat, and David Gamsey (Carrie); grandchildren Mark Gamsey, Jeffrey Gamsey (Elise), Lawson Burnat (Laura), Brian and Robyn Gamsey, and great grandchildren Kyla and Weston Burnat. She was predeceased by her parents, David Laibstain and Rebecca (Stein) Laibstain; by her brothers Dr. Alter Laibstain, Dr. Herman Laibstain, Harry Laibstain, sister Eva Wainger and grandchild Kyle Burnat. Always upbeat, energetic and enthusiastic, Rosalind lived her entire life in Norfolk, and graduated from Maury High School. Rosalind and her husband Linwood attended services regularly at Beth El Synagogue for decades. Rosalind enjoyed hosting large family seders and socializing with her extended family and friends. She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and great grandmother. The family would like to express their gratitude to Rosalind’s caregivers: Jean Collins, Jackie Delk, Cristina Driver, Marina Matel, Jean Scott and Jean Richards. Their kindness, compassion and devotion will always be remembered. A funeral service will be held at Congregation Beth El, located at 422 Shirley Ave. in Norfolk on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 2pm with burial to follow at B’nai Israel Cemetery at Cromwell Road and Peterson Street in Norfolk. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be donated to Jewish Family Services or a .
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 14, 2019
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