Keyword: obituaries
19 results total, viewing 1 - 10
QUESTION: Why do we cover the mirrors in the house of shivah?          R. A., Providence Dear R.A., There are several different reasons for this … more
QUESTION: Why do Jewish people have closed caskets at their funerals?  J.S., Warwick Dear J.S., There are at least a couple of reasons for not having an open casket at a Jewish funeral. … more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Saul Leeman, of Providence, died on April 5. He had been the longtime leader of the Cranston Jewish Center, later serving as rabbi at Temple Shalom in Medford, … more
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Abraham Gershman died Feb. 17  at Linn Health Care Center in East Providence. He was  the son of Isadore and Jennie Gederman Gershman, he was born Sept. … more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jacob “Buddy” Kenner, 69, of Providence died on Feb. 20 surrounded by family and friends. Known by many as founder and longtime owner of 3 Steeple Street … more
WARWICK, R.I. – Elaine T. Lieberman, of Tamarisk, died Feb. 17 at Kent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Harvey Lieberman. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late David and … more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Leonard Charles Mandell died Feb. 15. He was born in Providence. He was the son of the late Charles and
Florence (Greenleaf) Mandell. He grew up in South … more
NAPLES, FLA. – Marvin Levine died Feb. 20 at home. He was the husband of the late Sandra (Schoenberg) Levine. Born in Providence, a son of the late Leo and Bella (Rappaport) Levine, he had … more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Pearl  (Gluck) Nathan died Feb. 20.  She was the wife of the late Ernest Nathan. She was born in New York City, the daughter of the late Henry and Martha (Kopps) … more
CRANSTON, R.I. – Leonard Sholes died peacefully at home, after a short illness, with his loving family at his side. He was the husband of the late Anna R. (Kohn) Sholes. Born in North … more
1 | 2 Next »