Noel F. Dudley, 68, docent with the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Noel F. Dudley passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon F. and Marjorie W. Dudley; and brother, Wayne W. Dudley.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara U. Dudley; daughters, Amelia F. Dudley and Elizabeth Dovrat; son-in-law, Lior Dovrat; granddaughters, Lia and Nofar; and siblings, Judy Sullivan and Lyle Dudley.

Born Jan. 10, 1950, in Guildford, Connecticut, Noel’s life was full of both love and adventure, with time spent as a teacher in the Peace Corps, an officer in the U.S. Navy and with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Spending time with family, kayaking on the ocean, and gardening were some of Noel’s greatest joys. Noel was an active member of Ohef Sholom Temple, and he also enjoyed his time as a volunteer docent at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and as a member of their Stranding Team.

A memorial service will be held at noon, Monday, Dec. 10, at Ohef Sholom Temple in the Sinai Chapel. The family will receive guests from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Bay Club, Mariners Mark Condominiums, Virginia Beach.

Memorial donations may be made to Ohef Sholom Temple or Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Share online condolences with the family at Cremation Society of Virginia.

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