Marvin Needelman (1926-2019)

Marvin and Rhoda Needelman

Marvin J. Needelman, 93, of Cold Spring, and formerly of Crestwood, died Oct. 17, 2019, at the state veterans’ home in Montrose.

Born May 12, 1926, in New York City, he was the son of Rubin and Ida (Leibowitz) Needelman.

A World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946, Marvin worked in the liquor industry for many years. He was best known locally for running the concessions at the Philipstown Little League and at the Philipstown Depot Theatre in Garrison until he was 90.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Rhoda, and his children, Gayle Needelman and Mindy Jesek (John), both of Cold Spring. He also is survived by his grandchildren, Katherina Jesek, J.M. Jesek, Lauren Lulgjuraj (Johnny), Nicole Needelman and Kaitlin Needelman; his great-grandchildren, A.J Lulgjuraj, Serena Lulgjuraj and Mason Jesek; and a daughter-in-law, Michele Needelman of Suffern.

A graveside service with military honors was held Oct. 23 at Sharon Gardens in Valhalla. Memorial donations may be made to the Philipstown Ambulance Corps, 14 Cedar St., Cold Spring, NY 10516.

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