Vicki Roslyn Kalfus

September 23, 1943July 5, 2018

Vicki Roslyn Kalfus died July 5th in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida surrounded by family after a long battle with metastatic melanoma.

Vicki was born September 23, 1943 in Childress, Texas and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. She was the daughter of Jerome and Raye Cohen. She followed in her mother’s footsteps to study nursing at Mt. Sinai in Baltimore and practiced as an RN in California, Tennessee and with Jewish Family Services in Virginia Beach.

She married her husband, Abe Kalfus, 54 years ago on November 17, 1963. After time in California and Tennessee, they moved back to Virginia Beach in 1968. Abe and Vicki raised three children and were active in the community. Vicki was an avid reader and mah-jong player. In recent years, Vicki enjoyed her time with her 9 grandchildren during their frequent visits to Florida.

Vicki is survived by her husband Abe, daughter Ingrid Edery (David) of Ft. Lauderdale, son Evan (Lori) of Virginia Beach, and son Mason (Susan) of Washington, DC. She is survived by her grandchildren Moshe, Josh, Eliana (Merric), Malka, Kaitlyn, Jack, Jeremy, Ryan and Sadie. She also leaves behind two sisters, a brother and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family will have a Graveside Service on Sunday July 8 at Beth David Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Florida and will sit Shiva at the house of David and Ingrid Edery. In lieu of flowers, please send any donations to Jewish Family Services of Tidewater or the Melanoma Research Foundation.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Kalfus family.


  • Jerome Cohen, Father
  • Raye Nelson, Mother
  • Abraham Kalfus, Husband
  • Ingrid Edery, Daughter
  • Evan Kalfus, Son
  • Mason Kalfus, Son
  • Barbara Silverstein, Sister
  • Ellen Brewer, Sister
  • Stuart Cohen, Brother
  • Mrs. Kalfus leaves nine grandchildren to treasure her memory.


  • Graveside Service Sunday, July 8, 2018

Vicki Roslyn Kalfus

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