Murray Federman, 96, of Longmeadow, MA died peacefully Sunday February 22. Born in New York City on August 15, 1918, he married Ruth Geldman, the love of his life, on November 2, 1940, and they have been married for 74 years. Murray’s devotion to Ruth was unparalleled. He moved to Hartford in 1941, where he was the accounts payable manager for G. Fox and Company for more than 40 years. He later worked another 22 years for Howard Schultz & Co. doing accounts payable consulting.
Murray lived in Hartford, Bloomfield and Newington before moving to Tamarac, Florida in 1981, and moved to Glen Meadow in Longmeadow, MA in 2003.
Murray served in the Army Air Force during World War II as a radio operator. Among his proudest achievements was that he was president of Agudas Achim Synagogue from 1962-1963, where he was also a longtime Sunday School teacher.
Besides his wife, Ruth, Murray is survived by his children, David Federman and his wife Jean of Bloomfield and Karen Blinderman and her husband Lawrence of West Springfield, MA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Eric and Amy Federman, Stacey and David Fonseca and Brian and Stephanie Federman, as well as four great-grandchildren, Jacob, Samuel, Jocelyn and Michalina.
Funeral services will be held at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge, NJ on Wednesday February 25 at 12:30pm. Shiva will be observed at Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford on Thursday February 26 from 1:00-5:00.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Murray Federman Memorial Fund at the Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117 or to the Julian J. Leavitt Family Jewish Nursing Home, 770 Converse Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106.
Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford, CT. For further information, directions, or to sign the guestbook, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm