Philip D. Feltman, 98, of West Hartford died on January 29, 2019 at home. He was the beloved husband of Frances (Schwartz) Feltman, who pre-deceased him and father of Joanne Feltman, Steven and Elyse (Swett) Feltman, Susan Feltman Gaeta and George Feltman. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Claire Norman. He was born in Hartford on August 17, 1920 and was the son of Toby (Schein) and George Feltman, brother of Alfred Feltman and Rose (Feltman) Sack. He graduated from Weaver High School and from the University of Connecticut’s School of Pharmacy. After graduating, he enlisted in the U. S. Army and served as a medic in the 4th Armored Division under General Patton. He was the owner of Lenox Pharmacy in Manchester, CT and was co-founder of Ames Department Stores. He was a leader and philanthropist and supporter of numerous organizations, including The Hartford Jewish Federation, Beth El Temple and the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaica Studies at the University of Hartford. In addition to his children, he is survived by his grandchildren Aaron Merkin and Sharyn Banyan, Seth Feltman and Gia Santoro, Andreas Gaeta, Adam and Erin Feltman, Raphael and Megan Gaeta, Jake and Raurie Birch, Michael Feltman and Carmen Erian, Julian and Chelsea Gaeta, Adriel Gaeta and Lindsey Feltman, and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11 AM at Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Ave., West Hartford, CT, with interment following at Beth El Temple Cemetery in Avon, CT. Donations in Philip’s memory can be made to Hartford Jewish Federation, Beth El Temple and the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaica Studies at the University of Hartford.