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“david & denise were loyal customers of mine for 19 years at rose city liquors in madison. and proud to say they were partners in recovery at our re...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: william dailey - fort lee, NJ

“I am sad to learn of the passing of Dr. Dave Feder. I met Dave in 1993 and while we had limited contact over the years I knew him, I had the utmost...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Rick Tressler - Columbus, OH

“On behalf of the Battcon Technical Committee I would like to express our deep-felt sympathy to Dave's family and friends on his passing. He was truly...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: J. Allen Byrne - Frederick, MD

“My condolences to the family in their time of loss! Dr Feder was a great encouragement to me from the first time we met. I was privileged to work...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Kyle Floyd - Columbiana, AL

“Dave was a friend that challenged all ideas, he would not accept the simple conclusion, but pressed us all to explore further. Dave advanced the...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Charlie McManus - PA

“Dave was a long-time friend, a bright and kind man - who I met with many times over the years. May he rest gently. He will be missed. Barry ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Barry Huret - Yardley, PA

“I am priveledged to have spent many hours talking about both work and life with Dave. His loss is personal as well as professional. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Daniel Levin P.E. - NY

“It is with fond memories that I remember Dave and our professional debates as well as discussing life in general. He was a good friend and mentor as...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Markle - Hatfield, PA

“He was a well respected and liked IEEE member. I am proud to have been able to work and argue with him over the years. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Robert J. Schmitt - Chicago, IL

“The Hlavac’s send our most sincere condolences to Denise and Family. Dave and I spent a lot of time together and on the phone during the early...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mark J. Hlavac AT&T Power Engineering - IL

“Dave will be missed by many. Both he and his wife Denise meant so much to Dean and me. He will be remembered as one of the finest men we have ever...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Maurer - Watchung, NJ


David O Feder, longtime Madison NJ and Sag Harbor NY resident died peacefully in his home Tuesday Nov 15th 2011 at the age of 87. A Celebrant Service will be held at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home 345 Main Street, Chatham on Saturday November 19th at 2:00pm. Interment is private. Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Friday November 18th from 2-4 and 7-9pm. For further information or to send a message of condolances please visit our website www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com Born and raised in Yonkers NY. Dr Feder held a PhD from Columbia University in chemical engineering. Dr Feder was employed at Bell Laboratories, from 1954 through the early 1980's, when he formed his own company, Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems, Inc. While at Bell Laboratories, Dr. Feder became the head of the Battery Development Department, which channeled his life activities in that field. He and his development team developed a long life stand-by battery "The Round Cell" known in the industry as the "Bell Cell". He authored and co-authored many papers still guiding the industry and in 2004 he was inducted into the Battcon Hall of Fame. . He will be greatly missed by the family, many colleagues, friends in his personnel life and in the field of lead acid batteries, in which he is universally respected. Dave was a WWII veteran, avid skier, runner, and boater. A devoted husband and father. He leaves his wife Denise of 59 years; Four children Peter; Stephen, Sonia and Danielle & 10 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peconic BayKeeper 10 Old Country Road Quogue, NY 11959

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