Ida Shames, 96, devoted to her family

Ida Shames, 96, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Ida was born in Norfolk to the late Dora Floch Aframe and Robert Aframe.

She loved and lived for her family and was always the devoted and beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is lovingly survived by her husband of 73 years, retired U.S. Army Col. Edward D. Shames; children, Steven (Linda) and Douglas (Ilene); grandchildren, Sarah (Matthew), Samuel, Aaron (Rachel) and Rebecca (Anthony); eight great-grandchildren; and dearest friend, William Grandy.

Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Israel Zoberman and Cantor David Proser officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Beach SPCA or the charity of choice.

Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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