Fred Feldman, 97, a retired liquor salesman and grocery store owner, died July 12 at Manor Care nursing home in Potomac. He
had advanced dementia.
Mr. Feldman was born in Russia and came to Washington when he was 4. He graduated from the old Central High School and
worked in his father's Foggy Bottom grocery in his early twenties.
For several years until 1954, he and his wife owned two grocery stores in Southwest Washington. He sold his second store at
Ninth and F streets SW and became a wholesale liquor salesman. He worked with Washington Wholesale Liquors until 1974.
Mr. Feldman, who also had lived in Silver Spring and Rockville, enjoyed golf and bowling. He participated in several bowling
leagues for many years until late into his eighties. He loved to entertain and was known for his songs and stories at family
He volunteered at the Silver Spring Senior Center and the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington.
His wife of 66 years, Sylvia Feldman, died in 1999.
Survivors include three sons, Stanley Feldman of Olney, and Dr. Melvin Feldman and Burt Feldman, both of Potomac; 11
grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.