Madelyn Feuerstein

Madelyn Feuerstein

Madelyn Berman Feuerstein, 74, of Aberdeen, Fla., died June 7, 2014, in Boynton Beach, Fla. She grew up in the Bronx and also had lived in Springfield and Watchung.

Mrs. Feuerstein worked as a teacher in the New York City public schools and then in New Jersey. She later started an interior design business, which she continued after moving to Florida in 1998.

She attended Hunter College. 

While raising her children, she coached her sons’ Little League teams, taught gym at Solomon Schechter Day School, and was active as a member and officer of Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield. 

In her community in Aberdeen, she served on committees, organized and directed shows, and was a design consultant. She also frequently served as captain of the Aberdeen tennis team, competing in the club’s mixed doubles championship as recently as January. 

She is survived by her partner of 25 years, Solomon Demel; sons Brandt (Stella) Feuerstein and Philip Feuerstein and daughter Randy (Laura) Feuerstein; her partner’s children, Todd (Irene), Harris, and Eric (Felicia); and four grandchildren. Her 1960 marriage to Rudolph Feuerstein ended in divorce in 1990.

Services were held June 10 with arrangements by Schwartz Brothers Jeffer Memorial Chapel, Queens; a memorial celebration was held in Florida on June 29.

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