Stuart A. Engel

December 11, 1946 - April 15, 2023

12/11/1946 - 04/15/2023

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Graveside Service
Wednesday April 19, 2023
1:00 pm
Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23505
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Reception to follow the service:

Altmeyer Funeral Home

5033 Rouse Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Stuart A. Engel, 76, passed away on April 15, 2023 in Norfolk, VA. He was a loving husband to his wife Nancy of 54 years, a caring father of two boys and proud grandfather of four granddaughters. Martin and his wife, Alison, Paige (14), and Elle (11) of Greenwood Village, CO and Lee and his wife, Jennifer, Grace (17), and Maddie (14) of Roswell, GA. Stuart was a beloved Uncle and cousin.
He was proceeded in death by his parents Rosalind and Jack Engel of Norfolk, VA, and his sister Helene Shipowitz (Stanley).
Stuart married his high school sweetheart, Nancy, and they remained in Norfolk their entire life except for Stuart’s Air Force reserve service. Stuart created strong friendships that became a part of his extended family.
Stuart graduated from Granby Highschool. He was an entrepreneur and a small business owner.
He was active in B’nai Brith and enjoyed playing softball. His love of sports created the center for many family trips. He was active in his sons’ lives growing up, attending countless little league, school, and other sporting events.
Stuart enjoyed family and friends, movies and traveling, making many great memories and stories over the decades. He found great pride in his family and loved to visit his boys and granddaughters.
He survived a horrific car accident more than 20 years go, which limited his activities.
A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Wednesday, April 19 at 1:00 pm, followed by a meal of condolence at Altmever Funeral Homes. Shiva hours will be held on Thursday at the home of Nancy Engel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jewish Family Services of Tidewater, Betty and Jerome Shure Hospice and Judaism Fund,

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Judy Goldman
7 months ago

Nancy, Martin, Lee and family sending my love and deepest sympathy on the loss of Stuart. Ray and I fondly remember so many memories and simchas shared with you, going all the way back to when Todd and Martin were first born. I am sorry I wasn’t there to hug you all in person, but the hugs from Lauren and Todd come straight from my heart too..Martin and Lee, your words about your dad were so genuine and touching, We could feel the memories of happy times, love and influence he left with you. It’s a gift that you will pass onto your girls .L’dor va dor. I know your dad is smiling. May his name be a blessing. Love Judy and Ray

Wayne Martin
7 months ago

Nancy, Martin, and Lee, Jason and I are both shocked and saddened to learn of Stuart’s passing. We have many fond memories of our families spending time together on vacations and B’nai Br’ith events. Our thoughts are with you all during this most difficult time. May Stuart’s memory be both a blessing and an inspiration. Our deepest sympathies. Wayne and Jason Martin

Susan Raskin Borte
7 months ago

Dear Nancy and beautiful family, a lifetime of love will keep Stuart in your hearts and souls forever. May he now, Rest In Peace knowing the memories of wonderful years, will be a True Blessing of his life.

Judi Goodman
7 months ago

May fond memories be a source of comfort. My memories go back to High School when Nancy and Stuart were childhood sweethearts.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
7 months 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 Stuart A. Engel, 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 Air Force Veteran, Stuart A. Engel, 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 †

Sharon Schloss
7 months ago

Our deepest condolences to Nancy & family. My memories of Stuart go back to Granby High School & raising the kids in Meadowbrook Terrace. There were lots of fun times. May his memory be a blessing. Sharon & Ben Schloss

Cherrie Good
7 months ago

Nancy ,

My thought and prayers are you with and your family