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Bernard Greenbaum

Male 1913 - 2008  (95 years)

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  • Name Bernard Greenbaum 
    Born 23 Jan 1913  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Dec 2008  Hampton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • NEWPORT NEWS - Bernard Greenbaum, 95, a native of New York City and 50 year resident of Newport News died on Thursday morning, Dec. 11, 2008, in Hampton.

      He served as a Captain in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean conflict. After his military service, he earned a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, completing his course work at Emory University and at Georgia Tech. He worked as an Electrical Engineer at the Newport News Shipyard for 23 years, retiring in 1978. He was also an enthusiastic tennis player and an avid gardener.

      Mr. Greenbaum was preceded in death by his parents, Hyman and Jennie Breakman Greenbaum; brother, Erwin Greenbaum; and sister, Ruth Lewin.

      He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Florence Sledd Greenbaum; two sons, Hyman A. Greenbaum and Phillip Greenbaum; daughter, Anne Greenbaum; three grandchildren, Laura Chatterson, Steve Greenbaum and Britt Greenbaum; and four great-grandchildren, Tyson Greenbaum, Dorian Greenbaum, Maya Chatterson and Nathan Chatterson.

      Friends are encouraged to visit to share words of comfort with the family.

      No services are planned at this time.

      Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
    Person ID I21173  Dickinson
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2018 

    Family Florence Sledd,   b. 30 Jun 1918, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 2009, Hampton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S016512] Social Security Death Index , (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration).
      Name: Bernard Greenbaum
      Last Residence:
      23602 Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia
      BORN: 23 Jan 1913
      Died: 11 Dec 2008
      State (Year) SSN issued: Georgia (1955)

    2. [S49] Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File, (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs).
      Name: Bernard Greenbaum
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 23 Jan 1913
      Death Date: 11 Dec 2008
      Branch 1: A
      Enlistment Date 1: 28 Jun 1941
      Release Date 1: 11 Sep 1942
      Branch 2: A
      Enlistment Date 2: 12 Sep 1942
      Release Date 2: 19 Dec 1945
      Branch 3: A
      Enlistment Date 3: 30 Sep 1950
      Release Date 3: 30 Apr 1955

    3. [S213] Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line],, (Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015).
      Name: Bernard Greenbaum
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Death Age: 95
      Birth Date: abt 1913
      Death Date: 11 Dec 2008
      Death Place: Hampton, Virginia, USA