Raymond Kreisman

September 26, 1927 - April 8, 2022

09/26/1927 - 04/08/2022

Past Services

Monday April 11, 2022
12:00 pm
Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23505
Raymond Kreisman 94, of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away on April 8, 2022 at Beth Sholom surrounded by family members. He was born in Manhattan, New York on September 26, 1927 to Morris and Charlotte (Lotte) Kreisman. He served during WW II in the Merchant Marines as a radio operator. He later founded Space Electronics in Hackensack, NJ and co-owned EC Supply in Virginia Beach. Ray was an electronics wizard, a proficient pool player and an experienced yachtsman. He regaled all who knew him with his sense of humor.
Ray is survived by his wife, Esta Shapiro Kreisman, brother Leonard Kreisman, California, stepchildren Karen S. Feinberg, Stamford, CT, Richard N. Shapiro (Terri), Bari S. Roistacher (Ron), Nikki S. Roth (Bob), all of Virginia Beach, and his children, daughter Laura Armston (Gary), New York, Eric Kreisman, Florida as well as many grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents and his daughter, Marcia Kreisman. Ray was a member of Temple Emanuel in Virginia Beach, VA; his funeral is 12 Noon at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA in coordination with Altmeyer Funeral Home of Virginia Beach.
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Eric Kreisman
1 year ago

My dad my hero, my best friend. You will be missed. Love you always Eric

Eric Kreisman
1 year ago

I’ll miss my hero my dad

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Raymond Kreisman, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Merchant Marine Veteran, Raymond Kreisman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Mrs. Ann Spell
1 year ago

Mr. Kreisman is gone from the eyes but will forever remain in the minds and hearts of those who were a part of his life’s journey. In God’s lasting memory, he rests. Isaiah 26:19; Psalms 37:29 My condolences and prayers for the family.