Alan Richard Hirsch, 85, of Virginia Beach, Va., died June 15, 2015. He was born in Newark and lived in Verona for almost 40 years.
He graduated from Seton Hall University.
Mr. Hirsch worked as an insurance agent for Prudential for over 50 years and also had founded his own insurance agency.
He served in the Army during the Korean conflict for almost two years.
He was president of his synagogue in Verona and an active member in additional congregations. He was president of his B’nai B’rith lodge and active in Hadassah and Jewish Federation.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, whom he married in 1953; two daughters, Judy and Beth; his son, Edward; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held June 17 with arrangements by Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel.