PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Arthur S. Shlevin died May 2, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the husband of Irene (Kaplan) Shlevin for 45 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Harold Isaac Bloom and Irene (Labush/Bloom) Shlevin, and Samuel Shlevin. He was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket.
He was a Rescue Lieutenant EMT for the Pawtucket Fire Department for 11 years, retiring in 1985. Arthur was a member of Touro Fraternal Association and a volunteer for more than 14 years with the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team.
He was the father of Amy-Beth Shlevin of Pawtucket. He was the brother of Harold Shlevin of Pompano Beach, Florida, and Karen Fink of Providence. He was the uncle to several nieces and nephews.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Red Cross, R.I. Chapter, 105 Gano St., Providence, RI 02906.