WARWICK, R.I. – Jerry Einhorn died July 22 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Doris (Krieger) Einhorn for 62 years. Born in New York City, a son of the late Samuel and Pauline (Cook) Einhorn, he had lived in Warwick since 2016, previously living in Delray Beach, Florida, for 17 years. He was a Korean Conflict Army veteran, serving in Korea.
Jerry was a product developer for Hasbro for 26 years and Alcraft for 15 years, retiring in 1999. While at Hasbro, he was one of the original creators of the GI Joe action figure. Jerry was a graduate of Dewitt Clinton High School, class of ’49. He received certifications from Bryant and Brown universities. Jerry was an avid sports fan.
He was the devoted father of Debra Shapiro and her husband, Joseph, of West Warwick; Steven Einhorn and his partner, Cindy Bishop, of Warwick; and Robert Einhorn of North Providence. He was the dear brother of the late Joseph and Abraham Einhorn. He was the loving grandfather of Kristen, Troy, Dale, Daniel and his fiancée, Rachel, and Jonathon and his wife, Meg. He was the cherished great-grandfather of Jacob and Brayden.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.