Sandra T. Teichman

Sandra T. Teichman, 82, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. She was a native of Newport News. Sandra graduated from Newport News High School, Class of 1958, and worked as a nurse practitioner for Family Practice of Hampton Roads for 25 years. 

She was a member of Temple Sanai, and she enjoyed knitting, playing Mahjong, and attending her book club.  

Sandra was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Teichman, daughter, Karen Teichman, parents, Samuel and Bessie Torn, and brother, Elliott Torn. She is survived by her daughter Lisa Kardos, beloved granddaughter Marissa Kardos, sister-in-law Drema Bigo, nephew Sam Torn, and many friends from The Hidenwood and the community.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula, officiated by Rabbi Sokol.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601


  1. Ed & Marian Guldner

    We knew and trusted Sandra for many years as she provided our healthcare. She was possibly the first Nurse Practitioner, at least in this area; and we always knew she had our health as her priority. Now we are saddened by her death. Please accept our sympathies for your loss.

  2. Mary Jane Wells

    I am forever grateful for the excellent care Sandra provided me as a Nurse Practitioner. She was the best of the best as well as a kind and caring individual.

  3. Sharon Norris Upright

    I am so sorry to hear of Sandra’s passing. She mentored me early in my career as a Nurse Practitioner. I loved working with her and respected her.

  4. Ashleigh Williams

    Ms Sandy was a blessed person of knowing in Hidenwood for 4 years and she is very spiritual person I enjoyed her at Passover. After she loss her husband and daughter years ago, she was feeling sad and I was there to comfort her. I love you and miss you Sandy! I will never forget about our time we had together.

  5. Ed Feldhousen

    I am saddened to hear of Sandra’s passing. Both Sandra and Lou were so kind and supportive to my parents at Hidenwood. They were wonderful friends. I am very sorry for your loss.

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