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Services for Marvin Spindelman, founder of Carpetland and a nationally recognized innovator in the retail floor-covering industry, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Sisterhood Chapel of Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave.

Spindelman, 77, died Wednesday (March 29, 1995) in Buffalo General Hospital.

Interment arrangements are incomplete.

Born in Rochester, he attended the University of Buffalo before entering the U.S. Army in World War II.

In 1953, he founded Carpet-land, a retail business that still operates in Buffalo.

An avid yachtsman and sportsman, he was a longtime member of the Youngstown Yacht Club. He was a founding member of Temple Beth Am in Amherst, serving on its first board of trustees.

Survivors include his wife Moanne Korman-Spindelman of Eggertsville; three sons, James of New York City, Michael and Marc; two daughters, Rene Riffel of the City of Tonawanda and Wendy; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.


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