Sylvia Belle Rosen Brown, 90


WARWICK, R.I. – Sylvia Belle Rosen Brown passed away on Feb. 8. She was the beloved wife of the late Herbert Brown. Born January 6, 1927, the daughter of the late Helen and Herman Rosen, she was a lifelong resident of the Providence area, and a graduate of Hope High School and Green Mountain College.


She was active in many organizations including Jewish Seniors Agency of Rhode Island, The Miriam Hospital, National Council of Jewish Women, and Hadassah, and was a lifelong congregant of Temple Emanu-El.

She is survived by her daughters Andi, Ellen Effren (Jerry) and Heidi (Richard Moche), her grandchildren Sydney and Jack Zelinka; Jay Effren (Leigh); Hilary Effren; Isaac, Charlotte and Henry Moche; and great-granddaughter Hannah Effren.

Contributions may be made to Jewish Seniors Agency of Rhode Island, 100 Niantic Ave., Providence, RI 02907