February 26, 1993
HAMPTON – Melvin Carmel, 76, a lifelong Hampton resident, died Monday, Feb. 22.
He retired in 1976 as an engineer after 35 years at NASA-Langley Research Center. Mr. Carmel was a life member of the Hampton Elks Club.
Mr. Carmel was a member of the B’nai Israel Congregation, where he was past president and a board member.
Survived by his wife, Sylvia G. Carmel; two daughters, Leslie C. Lazarus of Grafton and Susan Wishnow of Rivervale, N.J.; a son, Frank J. Carmel of Bethesda, Md.; and five grandchildren.
Visitation at the residence. Funeral 11 today at B’nai Israel Congregation by Rabbi Norman M. Golner. Burial in Hebrew Cemetery.
Memorials to B’nai Israel Congregation, 3116 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton 23661; or the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, Md. 20852.
Arrangements by Peninsula Funeral Home, Newport News.