Paul Heifetz Dies at 83

Paul HeifetzPaul Heifetz

WESTON, Conn.-Paul Heifetz, a long-time executive with Raymor-Moreddi, has died. He was 83.

After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Heifetz starting his home furnishings career working for his stepfather at The Heifetz Lamp Company in New York in the early 1950s.

He then joined Raymor-Moreddi as vice president of sales at its offices at 225 Fifth Avenue, New York. He worked for Raymor-Moreddi for more than 35 years, rising to executive vice president, and he was a familiar figure at the High Point furniture markets.

Heifetz founded a marble table and accessory company in the late 1970s known as H&Z Marbleworks, selling to accounts such as Bloomingdales and Crate & Barrel.

He later retired to paint full-time. He also served on numerous municipal commissions and boards for Weston, Conn.

He is survived by Pat Heifetz, his wife of 58 years, and four children.

A remembrance will be held for him on Oct. 10, at noon in the Community Room at the Weston Public Library.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

Videos

Current Issue

  • HFN May digital issue

    HFN's DIGITAL EDITION

    May 2017


    COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90

    We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.


    ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

    • Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
    • Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money