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FELTMAN

Philip D. Feltman, 98, of West Hartford, died Jan. 29, 2019. He was the widower of Frances (Schwartz) Feltman. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Toby (Schein) and George Feltman, and the brother of Alfred Feltman and Rose (Feltman) Sack. He is survived by his children, Joanne Feltman, Steven and Elyse (Swett) Feltman, Susan Feltman Gaeta, and George Feltman; his sister-in-law Claire Norman; 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 nine great-grandchildren. 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, and co-founder of Ames Department Stores. He was a leader and philanthropist of numerous organizations, including the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, Beth El Temple and the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford. Donations in his memory may be made to Hartford Jewish Federation, Beth El Temple and the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford. 

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