December 4, 1990
NEWPORT NEWS – Moses Melamed, 70, a native of Lithuania who survived imprisonment at the Dachau concentratrion camp, died Monday, Dec. 3, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.
He came to the United States in 1949 and moved to the Newport News area in 1959.
Mr. Melamed had been a public school lecturer on Holocaust issues. He retired from Sears, Roebuck & Co. as a division manager in 1985 after 34 years.
He was a member of Rodef Sholom Temple.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel Melamed; two sons, Jacob Melamed of Tacoma Park, Md., and Dennis Melamed of Washington, D.C.; and a brother, Gershon Melamed of Rishon le Zion, Israel.
A graveside service will be conducted at noon today in Rosenbaum Cemetery, Hampton, by Rabbi Steven Lindemann.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the United Jewish Appeal, Operation Exodus, c/o Rodef Sholom Temple, P.O. Box 5726, Newport News 23605.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge.