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Benton Flax

December 28, 1932 - April 25, 2018

Benton Flax passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on December 28, 1932 in Norfolk Virginia, was a lifelong resident. He attended UVA, and later went on to a successful career as the owner and operator of Kitchen Towne.

He is survived by his three children Jan Morrisett (Michael), Eric Flax (Stacey), and Sharon Ozdarski, seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his parents Leon and Rose and his sister Harriet.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Noon at Ohef Sholom Temple (530 Raleigh Ave, Norfolk, VA). The Altmeyer Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting Contributions in his memory may be made to the synagogue or to a charity of your choice.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Ohef Sholom

530 Raleigh Ave
Norfolk, VA 23507

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