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Industry veteran Bernard Epstein dies

Fort Lee , N.J. —  Textiles veteran Bernard Epstein passed away on Dec. 31, 2005 , after a short illness. He was 80 years old.

Epstein spent more than 50 years in the bedding business. He also worked for Rodless Decorators and Cadillac Curtain/Oxford Drapery during his career. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gladys Epstein, three children and their spouses, and nine grandchildren.

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."

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