Bernice Dubinsky Moses


Bernice Dubinsky Moses passed away on Sept. 28. Born in Chicago, Moses moved to Norfolk during the Great Depression. In 1954, she married David Moses, and the two helped establish Temple Israel in Norfolk. In 1968, she and her family moved to Potomac and helped found Congregation Har Shalom. An active member of her community, Moses held leadership positions in Har Shalom’s Sisterhood and the Seaboard Branch for the Women’s League of Conservative Judaism. She was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Martha Dubinsky; brothers, Leo and David Dubinsky; husband, David Moses; and daughter, Maxine Moses Garnher. She is survived by her son, Douglas Moses; daughter-in law, Tina Moses; son-in-law, Jim Garnher; grandchildren, Danielle and Michelle Moses, Nicole (Brian) Tercero and Paul (Ashley) Garnher; and great-grandchildren, Jessica, Matthew, Andrea, Addalyn and Gavin.

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