In Memory of



Obituary for Dr. Herman Felder

Felder, Dr. Herman – 88 of Ventnor, NJ Born October 8, 1932 in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Jennie (nee Neuman) and William Felder. He was the oldest of three boys. He moved to Pittsburgh at the age of 14 where he lived for most of his adult life. He and his wife were summer residents of Ventnor, NJ for over 40 years and made it their permanent home in 2018.

He married his high school sweetheart Raye in 1954. He was a loving and devoted son, husband, father and grandfather.

He attended the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) for his undergraduate degree. He graduated from Pitt Medical School in 1958 and then did his residency at Eye and Ear Hospital in Pittsburgh. He served as a captain in the United State Army from 1962-1964 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri as head of the Ear Nose and Throat clinic on the base.

He was a pediatric ENT doctor in Pittsburgh for 35 years before his retirement in June of 1995. People from the tri-state area of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania came to see him as patients. He was president of Eye and Ear Hospital and the Pittsburgh Otological Society. He was a doctor’s doctor. He loved the children who saw him as patients. He carried stuffed animals in his pocket to entertain them and make them comfortable during exams.

Dr. Felder was an active and dedicated member of many Jewish organizations including serving as gabbai of Rodef Shalom Synagogue in Atlantic City. He loved to travel and take road trips with his wife. He enjoyed summers at the beach and walks on the boardwalk.

Survived by his beloved wife of 66 years Raye (nee Sternberg). Loving father of Neil (Suzette), Murray (Cecila), Dr. Louis (Dr. Jill) and daughter Susan Felder. Adoring Zadie of Viti (Abie) Merkin, Laivi, Avigdor, Eliana and Asaf Felder, and great Zadie of Emunah Esther "Emmy". Brother of Martin (Marilyn) and the late Donald Felder. Brother-in-law of Marsha Felder. Also survived by his uncles, aunt and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral service and interment were held on Sunday. Contributions in his memory may be made to either:
Poale Zedeck Synagogue, Pittsburgh, Pa
Rodef Sholom Synagogue, Atlantic City, NJ 609-345-4580
Chabad at the Shore, Ventnor, NJ