Maurice Oelbaum, 102


WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – Maurice Oelbaum died Sept. 24 at Jupiter Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Erna (Seiden) Oelbaum. Born in Ulanow, Poland, a son of the late Israel and Gertrude (Weinreb) Oelbaum, he had lived in West Palm Beach for over 30 years, previously living in Cumberland and Lincoln. 

He was the owner of Maurice Furniture in Central Falls for 35 years, retiring in 1995. Maurice was a WWII Army veteran, serving in Pacific Theater. He was a member of Temple Emanu-El and the former Shaare Zedek.  Maurice was also a member of the Mason’s Redwood Lodge, JWV and an honorary member of Hadassah.

He was the devoted father of Gisele Terry of Los Angeles, California, and Frances Oelbaum of Bronx, New York. He was the dear brother of 10 siblings.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Hadassah, 17 Pocahontas Dr., Middletown, RI 02842.