Services for Marvin Spindelman, 77, founder of Carpet Land and a nationally recognized innovator in the retail floor-covering industry, were held today in Sisterhood Chapel of Temple Beth Zion.
Interment was in North Park Society Cemetery, Cheektowaga.
Spindelman died Wednesday (March 29, 1995) in Buffalo General Hospital.
Born in Rochester, he attended the University of Buffalo before entering the Army in World War II. He was a decorated veteran.
In 1953, he founded Carpet Land, a retail business that continues to operate in the Town of Tonawanda.
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, and a member of Temple Beth Zion.
Surviving are his wife, Moanne Korman-Spindelman of Eggertsville; three sons, James of New York City, Michael and Marc; two daughters, Rene Riffel of the Town of Tonawanda and Wendy; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.