Martin Uffer, 88


CRANSTON, R.I. – Martin Uffer died Feb. 16 at home. He was the beloved husband of Adrienne (Backman) Uffer for 57 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Harry and Jenny (Goldstein) Uffer, he was a longtime resident of Cranston.

He was the controller at Elmwood Sensors for more than 40 years, retiring in 2000.  Martin was a Navy veteran, serving during peacetime. He was a member of Touro Fraternal Association, Temple Beth-El, National Creditors Association, a volunteer for SCORE, and a longtime Junior Achievement adviser, earning the 50 year “Man of the Year” award.

He was the devoted father of Michelle Snoeren and her husband, Pieter, of Jamestown, and Debra Gold and her husband, Dr. Steven, of Lexington, Massachusetts.  He was the dear brother of Alan Uffer of Boca Raton, Florda.  He was the loving grandfather of Harris Sullivan, Sage Dauphinee, and Henry and Jennie Gold.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Beth-El Library Fund, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence, RI 02906 or to Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914. 

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