Industry veteran Bernard Epstein dies
January 5, 2006,
Fort Lee , N.J. — Textiles veteran Bernard Epstein passed away on Dec. 31, 2005 , after a short illness. He was 80 years old.
Jeffrey Erdhein, co-owner of Jeffery Fabric, described Epstein as “a most colorful character” and a friend of 30 years. “When in need, I knew I could call on Bernie to listen to his words of wisdom.”
Leon Barocas, principal, Santee Print Works, said: “He was such a funny man and he always made me laugh when I needed to. Rest in peace, Bernie."