Goldberg, Raymour Co-Founder, Dies

       

       

SYRACUSE, N.Y.–Bernard Goldberg, co-founder of Raymour Furniture Company, died on Friday. He was 84 years old.

Goldberg founded the company, now known as Raymour & Flanigan Furniture Company, in 1947 with his brother Arnold. For the past 20 years, he served as chairman of the board of Raymour & Flanigan.

Known as “Bernie,” he served in World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was the recipient of the American Heritage Award from the Anti-Defamation League.

He is survived by Norma, his wife of 61 years; their children, grandchildren and a great grandson.