Miriam Schajer Drory, 76, retired from Broudy-Kantor Company as a purchasing manager

Miriam Schajer Drory, 76, , died Wednesday, April 20, 2016. She was born in Poland and moved to Australia, where she married and started her family.

In 1970, the family moved to Israel; after six years, they settled in Virginia Beach, where they have lived ever since. She was the daughter of the late Nachman and Dora Schindler Schajer.

Mrs. Drory retired from Broudy-Kantor Company as a purchasing manager after 25 years’ employment and was a lifelong member of B’Nai Israel Congregation.

Survivors include her loving husband of 56 years, Joseph Drory of Virginia Beach; daughters; Tammy Cohen, and her husband, Jeff, and Ilana Gamerman, and her husband, Gary, all of Vienna; son, Nathan Drory, and his wife, Leora, of Virginia Beach; brother, Arnold Schyer, and his wife, Ruth, of Melbourne, Australia; and eight grandchildren, Erika, Danit, Aaron, Joshua, Leah, Ari, Noah and Zachary.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22, at the Norfolk chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Rabbi Sender Haber will be officiating services.

Memorial donations may be made to the Beth Sholom Home of Eastern Virginia.

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