NELSON DECKELBAUM
FUNERAL HOME
Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care, Inc.
1091 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD

Nelson Deckelbaum  (Age 91)  
On Friday, December 27, 2019, Nelson Deckelbaum of Chevy Chase, Maryland passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Louann (Jacobs) Deckelbaum; devoted father of David Deckelbaum and Todd (Holly) Deckelbaum; brother of Mildred Kipperman (the late Sidney Maites and Bernard Kipperman), and the late Sylvia and Myles Kaye; grandfather to Kyle (Katelyn) Deckelbaum and Paige Deckelbaum (Steve Girson). Born and raised in the District of Columbia, Nelson Deckelbaum, a graduate of Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center, practiced law in the metropolitan area as a premier bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigator for over 65 years. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020, 10:30 a.m. at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb Street NW, Washington, DC 20016 with interment to follow at King David Memorial Gardens in Falls Church, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gildenhorn Institute for Bone and Joint Health at Sibley Memorial Hospital, 5255 Loughboro Road NW, Washington, DC 20016. Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.www.sagelbloomfield.com  

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Published by The Washington Post from Dec. 31, 2019 to Jan. 2, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
2
Funeral service
10:30a.m.
Washington Hebrew Congregation
3935 Macomb Street NW,, Washington, DC
Jan
2
Interment
King David Memorial Gardens
, Falls Church,, VA
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Mr. Deckelbaum-- you are missed--you always had that re-assuring presence. You took the time to listen and offered positive and wise counsel in that very unique voice. Mrs. Deckelbaum--please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rohan Cato
Acquaintance
January 3, 2020
I enjoyed the years I was able to share with Nelson and my thoughts and prayers are with his family
Larry Levitan
Laurence Levitan
Friend
January 2, 2020
I had the honor and challenge of litigating against Nelson several times early in my career. He was a tough advocate and an unfailing gentleman. He will be missed.
Richard Hagerty
January 2, 2020
Nelson was a real mensch and mentor to me when I first started practicing law and throughout my career to this very day. He had a great sense of humor and was always available and willing to assist when tough situations and issues arose. I also admired his stamina which he had to the very end.
Jonathan Binstock
January 1, 2020
The news of Nelson's passing has left a hole in my heart. He was such a magnificent gentleman throughout all of our years working together. I'll never forget his extraordinary wisdom and friendship.
Hugh Rial
January 1, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss
Mr Deckelbaum was a great gentleman
As an auctioneer I often worked with him and he always treated me kindly.Four generations of Weschler's worked with Nelson
Tom Weschler
December 31, 2019
So sorry to hear of Nelsons passing. Ill miss the silver bullet.
Jeffrey Cohen
Friend
December 28, 2019
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