Sunday, 07 March 1915 - Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Funeral Date: Friday, 01 December 2017
Louis Feldsott, 102 ¾ extraordinary years old, of Woodcliff Lake, NJ, formerly of Scarsdale, NY, passed away on November 28, 2017. Born in 1915 in Carbondale, PA to Benjamin and Rose Feldsott, Lou was one of six children. Lou moved to New York with his sister Lena when he was 18 and started his journey in the business world at Gimbels. By 1942 he was running Universal Fishing tackle. In 1954, Universal merged with the H&D Folsom Arms Company; in 1967 the name was changed to The Folsom Corporation. Under Lou’s stewardship as President, Folsom became one the preeminent distributors of Fishing equipment in the World. Lou presided over Folsom and it growth until his passing. Lou is survived by his loving wife Doris Feldsott of over 63 years. He was extremely proud of his two sons Edward Feldsott (wife Eileen), Robert Feldsott (wife Irene) and his 4 grandchildren Allison, Lexi, Benjamin and MaryKate. Funeral services will be held at Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Inc. (W-150 Route 4, Paramus, NJ) on Friday, December 1st at 10:30 AM. In Lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to: www.nyp.org/giving.