Maurice Friedman was a successful businessman and civic leader who owned the Euclid Coffee Company, a thriving venture which he operated for 25 years until its sale in 1950.
Sadie and Maurice (or Moe, as he was known to family and friends) met in Cleveland in 1926 and were married on December 25, 1927. Sadie Friedman devoted herself to helping others. She volunteered as a Big Sister at the Jewish Orphan Asylum (now Bellefaire) and with the National Council of Jewish Women. She was also a life member of Mt. Sinai Hospital Auxiliary and Hadassah, and a contributor to the General Israel Orphan Home in Jerusalem.
Moe was equally community-minded. He was a key contributor to the Jewish Community Federation and its Jewish Welfare Fund and supported Sadie’s interest in volunteer activities.
Sadie and Maurice Friedman were married for 54 years. Through their charitable and civic commitments, they left a legacy both to Cleveland and to the world.
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