Naomi Gitman

DATELINE: Providence Gitman, Naomi, 91, of Epoch, 1 Butler Ave., died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. Born in Worcester, MA, a daughter of the late Isadore and Annie (Osterman) Nesvest, she was a lifelong Providence resident. Naomi was the Secretary to the Director of the former South Providence JCC, Personnel Officer for the State of RI, and Secretary to the Chief Personnel Officer of Social & Rehabilitative Services Department in Cranston. Upon retiring, she became Manager of the RI Hemophilia Foundation. Naomi was a frequent contributor to “Letters to the Editor” of the Providence Journal. Devoted mother of Brenda Bedrick and her husband Gerry of East Greenwich, Marcia Summers and her husband Eugene of Newton, MA and...

Marilynn C. Fink

DATELINE: Cranston Fink, Marilynn C., of 61 Sheffield Road, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Cedar Crest Nursing Center, Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late Jacob P. “Jack” Fink. Born in Jersey City, NJ, a daughter of the late Max and Shirley (Shorr) Silverman, she had lived in Cranston and Boynton Beach, FL. Marilynn was a bookkeeper for Louis Fink and Co., in Providence, for 27 years, retiring in 1985. She attended the University of Connecticut and was a graduate of Bryant College, Class of ’48. She was the first President of the Bryant-Brown University Hillel. Marilynn was a member of Temple Am David and a founding member of Temple Torat Yisrael and served on its Board and was a member of its Sisterhood. She was a life member of Hadassah, a...