Abe Feldsott



Sumter, SC …..Abe Feldsott, age 95, beloved husband of 66 years to Florence Pearlstone Feldsott, died on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Abe was born in Carbondale, PA, on February 10, 1923 and grew up in Scranton, PA. He was the son of the late Harry Feldsott and Anna Gordon Feldsott. He was a very hard worker all his life. He served in the Army Corp of Engineers in Tinian Island during World War II. He ran a bottling company Ma’s Old Fashion Root Beer for many years. He met his wife Florence in 1951 and married soon after, blessed with three children, Howard, Alan and Susan, who are all here today. He brought his family to Sumter, where he opened Fields Home Fashions, which was in business for almost 50 years. Abe was known for his dry sense of humor, which was loved by all, and it never left him. He had a zest for life and never complained.

In addition to his wife Florence, surviving are his three children, Howard Feldsott and his wife Halina of New York, NY, Alan Feldsott and his wife Masami of Irmo, SC and Susan Feldsott of Columbia, SC; three grandchildren, Se-Won, Young-MI and Se-Gil; one great grandchild, Rumi and his beloved dog, Lady.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his devoted sister, Eve Rose and brother Lou Feldsott.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Temple Sinai Cemetery with Rabbi Leah Doberne-Schor officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Sumter SPCA, 1140 S. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150 or to the Temple Sinai Jewish History Center, 11 Church Street, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.