Donald J. Nachman
Donald J. Nachman, 77, of Virginia Beach died Saturday, Jan. 26 of lung cancer. He was born in Newport News, Va., the son of Irving and Blanche Nachman, and was a 1947 graduate of Newport News High School.
Following service in the Air Force during the Korean War, he graduated in 1957 from the College of William & Mary, Norfolk Division.
A small businessman, Mr. Nachman founded Allsafe Services, a janitorial and security company.
Mr. Nachman was a Master Mason and member of the following lodges: Kempsville Lodge #196 A.F. & A.M. and Norfolk Lodge #1 A.F. & A.M. He was a past
Venerable Master of the Scottish Rite Valley of Norfolk and was honored with the 33rd degree Sovereign Grand Inspector General Honorary. He helped found the Fentress Masonic Lodge.
He was preceded in death by Marilyn, his wife of 47 years. He is survived by his son Mark and his wife Carolyn, of Virginia Beach; son Jay, of Philadelphia; son Eric and his wife Andrea, of Richmond, and Brad and his wife Laura, of Havertown, PA.; grandchildren Ricki, Macy, Fletcher, Max, Ben and Eliana; and his sister, Mignon Kopel, and her husband Mort.
Contributions can be made to Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, 260 Grayson Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462; to the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorder Center, the Scottish Rite Foundation, Southern Jurisdiction, USA, Inc., EIN 52-6054737, 1733 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009; or the charity of your choice.
Services will be held Tuesday, 2 p.m., at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. The family will be at the home of Mark and Carolyn Nachman after the service, and Wednesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., and Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.