CRANSTON, R.I. – Ross M. Feinberg died Nov. 14. He was the husband of Lotte (Wallach) Feinberg for 61 years. Born in Brooklyn, New York, a son of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Slafkes) Feinberg, he was a longtime resident of Cranston, previously living in Providence.
Ross was an educator in the Coventry School Department for 34 years and was as devoted to his students as they were to him. He also taught GED and special needs classes. He was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, class of ’57, and received a master’s degree from Rhode Island College, class of ’63.
Ross was vice president of Coventry Teacher’s Association and a chairman of the Coventry Teacher’s Association Scholarship Committee. He was also a member of Touro Fraternal Association and an avid Giants and Yankees fan and loved Mel Brooks.
He was the father of Robert Feinberg and his wife, Janice, of North Kingstown, and Steven Feinberg of Cranston. He was the brother of William Feinberg and his wife, Karen, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Alan Feinberg and his wife, Deb, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was the grandfather of Laura, Kurt, Benjamin and Samuel. He was the great-grandfather of Shawn.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Coventry Teachers Alliance Scholarship Fund, 3 Hazel St., Coventry, RI 02816.