Wendy Feldman Wiki – Wendy Feldman Biography
Wendy Feldman, who owned a beloved business in Chestnut Hill, was shot to death on Wednesday, December 7 in a domestic murder-suicide.
Wendy Feldman Age
The age of Wendy Feldman was 59 years.
Wendy Feldman, Killed by an unknown man
Last Wednesday night around 9 p.m., police responded to a Philadelphia nail salon parking lot for a report of a person armed with a gun, according to a Philadelphia police statement.
Officers on scene found Wendy Feldman, owner of Spa Elysium Fringe Salon & Apothecary, dead from a gunshot wound to the head. A 64-year-old man also received a gunshot wound to the head, according to police, and later died at Temple University Hospital.
The shooter, whose name authorities have not identified, shot Feldman before turning the gun on himself. Feldman and the man were separated and about to undergo divorce proceedings, multiple outlets report.
Feldman was active in her local community and served on the board of directors of the Chestnut Hill Business Association, according to Chestnut Hill Local, which also describes her participation in a local Harry Potter festival.
“She really went above and beyond. She rented out an empty shop and really killed it for Harry Potter,” Anne McNally, co-owner of the neighborhood business McNally’s Tavern, told the outlet.
Spa Elysium posted about the murder on the company’s Facebook page. “We are heartbroken to confirm the tragic and senseless passing of our owner, Wendy Feldman,” the post reads. “With the collective grief arising from the loss of a member of the Spa Elysium Chestnut Hill family after 31 years, we are comforted by the outpouring of love, support and kind words shared.”
The Facebook ad also highlights Feldman’s love for her daughter Brynne and for Guatemala, where her daughter resides.
“His heart of hers has always been where her daughter Brynne is,” the post reads. “Traveling to Guatemala to visit Brynne over the years ignited his passion for helping those less fortunate. She has been sponsoring two girls there for 5 years.”
Feldman’s sister will temporarily run her salon, according to reports.
Funeral services will be held on December 14. The victim’s family asked supporters to donate to Planned Parenthood or Suenos in lieu of flowers.
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