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Mary Old

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Mary Old was born in 1903.  She earned a bachelor’s degree from William and Mary in 1925 and a master’s degree from Columbia Teachers College in 1944.  She was a longtime teacher in the Norfolk City Public Schools.  She also worked as a coach for women’s basketball at William and Mary and Old Dominion University.  She was an accomplished goffer, and won several notable golf tournaments including the Virginia Women’s Championship.  She passed away in May 28, 1999.


Obituary of Mary Old, Virginia Pilot, May 30, 1999.

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.

Visitor Information

Visitor Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Free parking inside cemetery.

Admission Cost: Free

Address: Lancaster Street & Berkley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23523

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