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 Harry I. Goldsmith

Harry I. Goldsmith

Birth
Russia
Death 23 Jan 1982 (aged 92)
Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Burial Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 92760500 · View Source
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OLD TOWN -- Harry I. Goldsmith, 92, died at an area nursing home, Jan. 23, 1982. He was born in Russia, July 15, 1889, the son of David and Stella Goldsmith. He came to the United States in 1902 at the age of 13. In 1917 he founded Goldsmith Furniture Co., in Old Town, with his father, and remained president of the firm until his death. He was a member of Temple Israel, Old Town; the Jewish Community Center and B'nai B'rith, both of Bangor; the Zionist Organization of American; Jewish Home for the Aged, Portland; also a member of the National Retail Furniture Association and the New England Home Furnishings Association. Mr. Goldsmith was a very well respected and prominent businessman. Surviving are his wife, Alice (Miller) Goldsmith of Old Town; a son, Joseph E. Goldsmith of Bangor; a daughter, Mrs. Natalie Gewertz of South Pasadena, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Sara Mendel of New York; four granddaughters, Donna E. Goldsmith of North Miami, Fla., Susan R. Goldsmith of North Conway, N.H., Debbie and Martha Gewertz, both of South Pasadena, Calif.; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral services were held Sunday at the Jewish Funeral Chapel, Bangor, with Rabbi Henry Isaacs officiating. Interment took place at Beth Israel Cemetery, Bangor. Memorial week will be observed at the family residence at 174 Stillwater Ave., Old Town. Friends who wish may contribute in his memory to a charity of their choice. Arrangements by Brookings-Smith.

Published in the Bangor Daily News, 25 Jan 1982.

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  • Created by: Dale & Patti
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92760500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry I. Goldsmith (15 Jul 1889–23 Jan 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92760500, citing Beth Israel Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Dale & Patti (contributor 46937639) .