Louise Felder


Louise Felder, 91, died Friday, August 6, 2021 at the Fall River Jewish Home. She was the beloved wife of the late David Felder. Born in Lowell and raised in Fall River, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Lillian (Brenner) Simon, she had previously resided in Dartmouth, MA, Delray Beach, FL, Providence, RI, and recently moved back to Fall River this year.

Louise was a graduate of Pembroke College/Brown with a Bachelor’s Degree and earned her Master’s Degree in Library Science at URI.  She was a member of the Pembroke Club, Brandeis Women’s Club and served as Past President of Hadassah in Fall River. Louise was also a member of Tifereth Israel Congregation in New Bedford and Temple Emanu-El in Providence.

Devoted mother of Lloyd Felder and his wife, Debra, of Dartmouth, Fred Felder of Providence and the late Dr. Clifford Felder of Rehovot, Israel she was also the dear sister of George Simon of Warwick and Carol Marlin of Dartmouth and the loving grandmother to Daniel Felder and fiancé Ashley Yaraghi, and Dr. Laura Felder and husband Dr. Donald Cannon.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 12:00 noon in Plainville Cemetery, 1400 Old Plainville Road, New Bedford, MA.  Shiva will be PRIVATE.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hadassah, PO Box 1100, New York, NY 10268.


  1. Carl Begin
    Aug 6, 2021

    My deepest condolences.

    • eddie erlich kudler
      Aug 7, 2021

      to the Felder Family

      so very sorry for your loss may your good memories sustain you in the days ahead –

      Brian Kudler
      Eddie Erlich Kudler

  2. Patrick Donahue
    Aug 8, 2021

    I am very sorry for your loss. Your mom was an unforgettable character and she has left her handprints on our lives and hearts.

  3. Doug Urell
    Aug 9, 2021

    Dear Fred, Lloyd and families,

    May your mom rest in peace. May good memories and warm thoughts of her always be with you.

    Doug Urell

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