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Dr. Fred Harris Rosenblum

May 26, 1938 - August 11, 2016

Dr. Fred Harris Rosenblum

The son of the late Sam and Ruth Rosenblum, of blessed memory, died peacefully surrounded by family on August 11, 2016.

He attended Norfolk’s Taylor, Blair and Maury schools and graduated with honors from University of Virginia and the college of dentistry at the Medical College of Virginia. He received a post graduate degree in pediatric dentistry from Medical College of Virginia and was the first board certified pediatric dentist in Virginia Beach. Fred was also the first dentist to travel with Operation Smile in the early 80’s and continued to volunteer his time and talents for years after.

Throughout his life, he loved skiing, golf and never gave up his passion for traveling, especially with his family. He is survived by his wife Barbara and his children Dr. Richard Rosenblum and Gabrielle, Suzanne Guardia and Luis, the Honorable Michael Rosenblum and Nicole, Harry Hjardemaal and Mattia Botturi, and his brother Jordan Rosenblum and Eilene, and 7 grandchildren.

The family gives special thanks to his caretakers, especially Annette Ramsay, who always loved him like family.

A graveside funeral will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Sunday, August 14 at 12:30 pm.

The family will be at 1728 River Court on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Visitation from 7 to 9 pm.

Donations may be made to Congregation Beth El, Operation Smile or your favorite charity.


Service Information

Cemetery Information

Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016

Time: 12:30 pm


Forest Lawn Cemetery

8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23505

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