Sholom H. Friedman


Dr. Sholom H. Friedman, of Arlington, died on Oct. 6.


He was the beloved husband of the late Lenore Friedman; devoted father of Karen Widmayer (Derek), Esti Cherok (Michael), Cheryl Nicchitta (Christopher) and Marc Friedman (Robin Yasinow); loving grandfather of Courtney Cherok, Sam Widmayer (Rebecca), Alexis Zuckerman (Michael), Mira Nicchitta and Isaac Nicchitta.



He was known and beloved in the Washington area as Doc Friedman, proprietor of Public Shoe Store; the family business founded by his late father, Samuel. He was co-owner with his late brother, Joel. It was in business for 78 years until Doc’s retirement in 2016.


He was a proud Mason, and a founding and lifetime member of Congregation Etz Hayim. Memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring and of Olney – . Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Funeral Care.
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