Marcia Altenhein passed away on July 10, 2012, after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in New York City where she was an honor student in High School.
Marcia was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Altenhein, who passed away on October 1, 2011. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Irving Nelson. After marriage, Marcia traveled to different duty stations with her husband and daughter. Their last duty station was here in Virginia Beach.
Marcia worked for The Select Group, Inc., for over thirty years as a paralegal. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her daughter Susan Altenhein and Susan's partner Pat Hughes; a grandson Japhy Altenhein; a sister Irene Farkas and husband Murray; and several nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the S.P.C.A. Friends may offer condolences at www.kellumfuneralhome.com.