January 28, 1922-July 16, 2017
Saunders Mishkin, beloved husband of Denise Jordan Licata, passed away on July 16, 2017 at the age of 95. Saunders Mishkin, son of David and Fanny (Friedland) Mishkin, grew up in Chelsea, Massachusetts. He is survived by six children and 13 grandchildren. Howard Mishkin, William, Judy, David and Amy Mishkin, Robert, Genie, Sasha and Melissa Mishkin, Marlene, Keith, Molly, George and Lily Winsten, Greg, Sue, Ella and Jake Licata, Andrea, Teddy, Taylor, Ally, Avery and Brady Bettencourt.
Saunders Mishkin started his career in apparel working in a men’s clothing store in the early 40’s. He always liked good clothes and continued in apparel related fields his whole life. With friends from his Chelsea roots, they started tuxedo rental stores, growing to six locations. In 1970 he opened up the first of several tuxedo stores, called Mr. Saunders Formal Wear. Saunders continued in the tuxedo business until finally retiring at age 92.
Saunders Mishkin was a larger than life character and will be missed by all that knew him.
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