Carl Goldstein, S. Lichtenberg Vice Chairman, Passes
October 21, 2013,
NEW YORK-Carl Goldstein, vice chairman of S. Lichtenberg & Co. and one of the most recognizable executives in the window-treatment business for decades, has died. He was 71.
Goldstein joined Lichtenberg in 1976 as senior vice president overseeing sales, a post he held until 2010 when he was named the company's vice chairman. He also served on the board of directors of the Home Fashion Products Association since 1971, when the trade association was called the Curtain & Drapery Association.
Goldstein's funeral will take place today at Riverside Memorial Chapel here. Burial will take place afterward at New Montefiore Cemetery in Pinelawn, N.Y.
Among his survivors is son Scott Goldstein, Lichtenberg's president.
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