Melvin Feldman, 91, of New Providence died Jan. 3, 2020. Born in Pittsburgh, he resided in Cambridge, Mass.; Dayton, Ohio; Syracuse, N.Y.; Silver Spring and Bethesda, Md.; and Berkeley Heights and Millington before moving to New Providence over three years ago.
Mr. Feldman worked at AT&T’s Bell Laboratory in Berkeley Heights for over 25 years before retiring in 1995.
He held a B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from M.I.T.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War in the 1950s and attained the rank of captain as a mechanical and aeronautical engineer. He received the National Defense Service Medal.
He was an active member of the Summit JCC-Congregation Ohr Shalom and its men’s club since 1972 and ROMEO’s (Retired Old Men Eating Out) club.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra (“Sandy”); two daughters, Ellen (Michael Sittenfeld) of Rye, N.Y., and Amy of New York City; his son, Arnold (Lila Rasekh) of San Francisco; and two granddaughters.
Services were held Jan. 8 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield.