Harry M. Katzman, 86


EAST GREENWICH, R.I. – Harry Morton Katzman died March 9 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Paula (Lazar) Katzman for 26 years, and his late wife Frances. He was the son of the late Jacob and Cora (Berk) Katzman. He had lived in East Greenwich, previously living in Cranston and Warwick.


Harry was a Master Sergeant in the U.S Army and a member of the 2nd Infantry Division Band. He was the owner of Katzman Plumbing for more than 60 years. He belonged to the Shriners and was a Mason. He was a member of WBCJC.

He was the devoted father of Gayle Katzman of Warwick; Dr. Gary Katzman and wife, Nicole, of Lincoln; Nancy LaPrairie and husband, Roger, of Los Angeles, California; Mark Resnick and wife, Kim, of San Francisco, California; and Debra Geller and husband, David, of Logan, Utah. He was the dear brother of Linda Rosen of Delray Beach, Florida, and the late Ruth Winniman. He was the loving Poppa to: Jeremy, Kole, Cyrus, Tori, Ari, Dylan, Jenny, Ben, Jacob, Nathan, Steven, Lindsey, Chloe and Noah. He was the uncle to: Michael, Bruce, Tracy and Sara.  He was the brother-in-law of Cindy Lazar.  

Contributions in his memory may be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904 and WBCJC, P.O. Box 7538, Warwick, RI 02887.