Men’s clothier Maurice Nussbaum dies
Maurice Nussbaum died Saturday at age 84.
He was known by friends and family as “Nub.” He was born in Ehrhardt on Nov. 21, 1928, the youngest of four children and the son of Lena and Israel Nussbaum.
He was valedictorian at Erhhardt High School and graduated with honors from The Citadel.
He served in the Army and retired from the Army Reserves as a lieutenant colonel.
He began his 45-year career in the men’s clothing business in 1950. Along with his brother-in-law and father-in-law, he owned and operated Jack Krawcheck, a men’s clothing store on King Street.
He was a member of the Sertoma Club, KKBE Synagogue & Brotherhood and a lifetime member of the Hebrew Benevolent Society.
He was pre-deceased by his wife of 62 years, Claire Krawcheck Nussbaum. Survivors include four children: Alan Nussbaum, Jane Douglas, Susie Rieder and Amy Kronsberg; a sister, Rae Addlestone Denemark; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at KKBE Cemetery. Arrangements are by J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rabbinic Chair Endowment Fund at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, 90 Hasell St., Charleston 29401.