Emanuel Meyer

August 20, 1935 - January 6, 2012

08/20/1935 - 01/06/2012

Past Services

Monday January 09, 2012
12:00 pm
Congregation Beth Chaverim
Monday January 09, 2012
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23505
757-441-1753 | Directions

Virginia Beach – Emanuel Meyer , 76, passed away on January 6, 2012 while at Virginia Beach General Hospital, to be with Hashem God. He is survived by his beloved and loving wife, Rose, they were married 54 years. Further survivors are his son; Lawrence Paul Meyer and his wife Vickie, son; Mitchell Alan Meyer and son; Bruce Jay Meyer and his wife Connie. Also a beloved brother; Dr. Richard Jonah Meyer and his wife Susan, of Seattle, Washington. Manny led a productive life after obtaining his bachelors degree in the field of History at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. He was awarded a special history degree after ranking in the upper 25% of the country. He then received a Masters of Arts degree at Old Dominion University in History. He served in the U.S. Army after college. After his service in the Army, Manny joined the family business of Benjamin Berman Carpet , in New York City. While attending the University of Miami in Fla. He perused fencing, being the State of Fla. Fencing champion. Manny and his wife Rose were charter members of Congregation Beth Chaverim, in Virginia Beach, VA to which they still belong. Other pursuits were, owning men’s clothing and formal wear shops with his wife Rose in Perrine, Fla. While living in Miami FL, with their three sons. A brief service will be held on Monday, January 9, 2012 at Congregation Beth Chaverim at 12:00 noon with a graveside service to follow at Forest Lawn, in Norfolk. Shiva will follow at Congregation Beth Chaverim. Manny will be missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Association, or Cong. Beth Chaverim 3820 Stoneshore Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. Altmeyer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Debbie Shelton
8 years ago

Bruce and Connie,

You both are in my prayers for love and light to surround you in this time of grief. With deep caring sympathy and the knowing that love has no boundaries of time or distance.

Cheryl & Woody Marks
8 years ago

Bruce,Connie and family So very sad for your loss and know you will miss him. Our thoughts are with you in this time of grief.

Gail Heath-Davidson
8 years ago

Connie and Bruce:

My heart goes out to you as you mourn the loss of your father. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

May God grant you his peace.


Irene Topolcic
8 years ago

Dear Rose:

I am so sorry to learn about your loss, and am sending kindest thoughts.



Tina Cox
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss.I am also sorry that I could not attend the services, but Harvey is not doing well and has a doctors appointment today. I will continue to pray for your family at this time of loss for comfort.

Suzanne Tuffy Scheier
8 years ago

Linda Ricketts & I saw Emanuel in the obituaries and wanted to give our consolences. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen you. You are in our thoughts & prayers. God bless! Suzanne Scheier and Linda Ricketts from Damuth Trane.

Christina Westmont
8 years ago

Manny I shared an office together at ODU while he worked there as an adjunct history instructor. He had some interesting stories to share and we enjoyed knowing and working with him. Your family is in my thoughts.