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Ruth Jurysta Lida

Norfolk - NORFOLK-Ruth Jurysta Lida, 91, died Monday, June 30, 2014 in her residence at the Terrace with her loving family at her side. She was a native of Krakow, Poland and was a resident of Norfolk since 1950. She was preceded in death by her parents , Jurysta and Chana Kaufman and her husband of 54 years, Szaja Lida .

Mrs. Lida was one of the last local Holocaust Survivors. She and her husband owned and operated Lida's Market for 22 years. She was a member of B'Nai Israel Congregation for over 50 years.

She was a loving and caring woman who was very social and thought of the people at Beth Sholom Terrace and Home as her friends and family and extended family.

Survivors include her daughter, Anna Lida Karp of Norfolk and her granddaughter, Rachelle Karp of Miami, Florida.

The family would like to express their appreciation to all of her caregivers with admiration for Patricia Newsome. In addition the family would like to convey their sincere gratitude for all of the fine staff of Beth Sholom Home over the past six years..

Graveside Funeral Services will be held in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 11:30 AM. Rabbi Sender Haber and Cantor Elihu Flax will officiate. Following the graveside service the family will have a reception at Beth Sholom Home.

H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk chapel is handling arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Beth Sholom Home or the .

Online condolences may be sent to the family at hdoliver.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on July 2, 2014
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