1927 — 2023
Richard Fishbein, 95, passed away in the early morning hours of January 20, 2023, of natural causes, in Leesburg, VA. He was born to Louis and Gussie Fertel Fishbein (deceased) on June 11, 1927, in New York. Richard was pre-deceased by his sister Irene Kurzweil, his wife, of 30 years Helene, and his second wife Sophie. Richard was highly respected in the automotive industry where he started as a tire boy at the age 16, working for his uncle and eventually rose to be an independent Manufacturers Representative for many companies, with his partners at Good Reps on Long Island. As a youth he was active in the Zionist movement (AZA) which is where he met his late wife, Helene. He was immersed...