S. OPPENHEIM IS TAKEN BY DEATH
Funeral of Confederate Soldier and Merchant Will be Held Tomorrow
Samuel Oppenheim, 91 years old, 452 Fifth avenue, a Confederate soldier and
for many years a prominent Huntington business man, died at his home at 1:25
o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Oppenheim, a native of Germany, came to the United States as a lad of
twelve. He enlisted in the southern army at Charlotte, N.C. Throughout the
years that followed the bitter struggle in which he was a participant, he
was keenly interested in the organizations which perpetuated the memory of
the Confederacy, and until age compelled his retirement, took active part in
the affairs of Garnett Camp, United Confederate Veterans.
Coming to Huntington in 1892 he engaged in the retail furniture business, in
which he continued until his retirement which came when he was well advanced
into his ninth decade of life.
He was a widower, his wife having preceded him in death two years ago. He
leaves two daughters, Mrs. Morris Fisher, of Huntington, and Mrs. Charles S.
Goldstein, Paris, Ky.; one grandson, Allan Goldstein, Rocky Point, L. I.,
one granddaughter, Mrs. Irvin Vaer, Baltimore, Md., and one great grandson,
Gustave Vaer, also of Baltimore.
Funeral services will be held at the residence tomorrow morning at 11
o'clock, Rabbi A. Feinstein, Ohev Sholem Temple, officiating. The body will
be placed in a crypt in Woodmere burial park. Pall bearers have been named
as follows: Julius Broh, E. A. Reich, A. W. Werninger, L. A. Pollock, Sol
Birke, Dr. I. I. Hirschman, Albert Youngkau, Ferd Middelberg. -The
Herald-Advertiser, Sunday, June 1, 1930
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