Harold Feinberg of Amherst and Delray Beach, Fla., a former plastics company executive who introduced Tupperware Home Parties to Western New York, died Saturday (March 21, 1998) in Florida. He was 81.
A native of Passaic, N.J., Feinberg moved to this area in 1940 and founded Tupperware Home Parties locally in 1949. He was president of Herald Plastics, the Tupperware distributorship, until his retirement in 1973.
He was a Shriner, an active member of the Mended Hearts Association, and a member of the Westwood Country Club and the Montefiore Club.
Feinberg was a member of Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo and Temple Shaarey Zedek in Amherst for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, the former Edna Kaufman; three sons, Alan L. of Boca Raton, Fla., Gary H. of Phoenix, and Dr. Michael S.; a brother, Saul of New Jersey; two sisters, Adeline Kramer and Sylvia Gurvitz, both of New Jersey; and six grandchildren.
Services were held today in the Sisterhood Chapel of Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave. Burial was in Forest Lawn.