Veteran furniture rep Joel Shore dies at 84
February 7, 2014,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Joel Shore, 84, whose career in the furniture industry began in the 1950s, died here on Jan. 24.
Shore began working in furniture when he joined his father in New York representing J.L. Metz Furniture Co. in 1953. In 1971, Shore moved to Florida as a rep for Williams Furniture. Years later, he worked alongside his son, Ken, representing National Mount Airy, Weiman and Woodlee. Prior to his retirement, Shore repped for Royal Patina.
Shore is survived by his wife Joyce and four children.
Memorial donations may be made to the Broward Humane Society, American Cancer Society and Broward Hospice.