Harold Feldheim, 82 Harold Feldheim, 82, of Hamden, CT and beloved husband of 49 years to Susan (Enders) Feldheim, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. He died in his home surrounded by loving family. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he became a Bridge Professional extraordinaire after playing chess with schoolmate Bobby Fischer and deciding a new game had to be found. Harold had a successful career as a Bridge Professional for 60 years and published six books, competed in three World Championships, and earned the level of Platinum Life Master. His greatest professional joy was partnering with and teaching countless players in the bridge community where strong friendships were formed. Harold’s other passions included opera, writing poetry, making people laugh with his endless inventory of stories, and travel. His family and friends meant the world to him. In addition to his wife, Harold is survived by his son, Jay Willner, stepchildren David (Marissa) Bruhn, Linda (John Valentine) Manosh, and Wayne (Elizabeth) Bruhn. Harold was known as Pucka to his grandchildren Melissa, Julie, Wendie, Rebecca, Brian, Elyse, Renée, Timothy, Jeffrey, Matthew, Raina, Cassandra, Danielle and Joshua. He was predeceased by a brother Daniel and stepdaughter Cynthia. There will be a graveside service at Congregation Beth Israel/Or Shalom located at 855 Derby Milford Road, Orange, Connecticut on Sunday afternoon October 6, at 1:30 pm.. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory may be made to VITASCommunityConnection.org for the love and care their hospice group provided to Harold and family. The Robert E. Shure & Son Funeral Home, New Haven is in care of Arrangements.To sign an online registry book or to leave a message of condolence, please visit; http://shurefuneralhome.com/service/harold-feldheim/
October 4, 2019
6 Tishrei, 5780
October 6, 2019
Beth Israel Cemetery, 855 Derby Milford Rd, Orange, CT.
May be sent to; vitascommunityconnection.org
Will be Private
Robert E. Shure Funeral Home is the only strictly Jewish Funeral Home in the Greater New Haven area.
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