WARWICK, R.I. – Arnold “Arnie” Pepper died June 28, at The Miriam Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Rebecca (Brosofsky) Pepper. Born in Providence, a son of the late Samuel and Sadie (Godfrey) Pepper, he was a longtime resident of Warwick.
He was the owner of R & A Vending Machine Company, retiring in 2009. Arnie was a WWII Army veteran, serving stateside. He was a member of Temple Sinai, Touro Fraternal Association and the Masons. Arnie was also very active in the Palestine Shrine and was a drummer in their Oriental Band.
He was the devoted father of Paul Pepper of Los Angeles, California, and the late Steven Pepper. He was the dear brother of Frances Sadler of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the late Sanford Pepper. He was a loving uncle to several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.