Selma Lillian Graber, 84, sang with the San Francisco Opera is your source for free local news and information in Virginia Beach

Selma Lillian Graber nee Levin was born to Rose and Harry Levin on Oct. 10, 1932, in Brooklyn. She passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 19.

She attended Brooklyn College in New York City and taught elementary school after graduation. She devoted her life to music, her husband, children and community. She had a keen, artistic eye for interior decorating. Selma sang with the San Francisco Opera and locally with the group Town and Gown. Selma actively sought opportunities to volunteer including performing music programs at local nursing homes and as a docent at Chrysler museum.

She is survived by her husband, Stanley Graber; her children, Jay, Shari, Alyssa and Mark; as well as by her eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the residence from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday. Shiva minyan will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Grabers’ residence. Shiva visitation will be held from 2:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday.