Larry Alkins

DATELINE: Warwick Alkins, Larry, 89, of Warwick, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Fatima Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Sylvia (Levine) Alkins for 62 years. Born in New York, NY, a son of the late Hyman and Rose (Helfner) Cohen, he had lived in Warwick for 52 years. Larry was the co-owner, with his wife Sylvia, of the former Harris Fabrics for 44 years, retiring 2 years ago. He also was an engineer for the City of Warwick Water Dep’t. for 10 years. Larry was a Navy veteran of WW-II, serving as a radar technician stateside. He was a member of Nathaniel Greene Lodge of the Masons, RI Shrine, Jewish War Veterans Post 23, Touro Fraternal Assoc., Ward 4 Committee of the City of Warwick and a former member of Temple Am David....

Jacob “Jack” Modiano

DATELINE: Cranston, RI Modiano, Jacob “Jack,” 86, died July 14, 2014 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. Born in New Bedford, MA, a son of the late Joseph and Miriam (Simmons) Modiano, he had lived in Cranston for over 20 years.  He was manager of the former Lad & Lassie Shoes, Providence.  Jack was a Korean Conflict and WW-II Army veteran, receiving six medals.  He was a member of Tifereth Israel Congregation and a former member of Temple Torat Yisrael.  He was a graduate of Bryant College and enjoyed playing cards at the Warwick Senior Center.  Devoted father of Rachelle Modiano of Cranston and Marc Lavik of Warwick.  Dear brother of the late Lena Benlifer, Ruth Barash, Rebecca Feld, and Janet Feld.  Loving grandfather of Rose.  Funeral services will...

Charlotte E. Miller

DATELINE: Sun City West, AZ Miller, Charlotte E., 89, died July 15, 2014 in Sun City West, AZ.  She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Samuel Miller. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Henry and Fannie (Litchman) Kouffman, she had lived in Sun City West, AZ for 2 years, previously living in Denver, CO for 15 years, and RI prior to that.  Charlotte was devoted to family and loved to travel.  Devoted mother of Hillary Handwerger and her husband, Kenneth, of Ann Arbor, MI, Wendy Ettinger and her husband, Yisrael, of Jerusalem, Israel, Trudy Farrell and her husband, Morris, of Scottsdale, AZ, Laurie Lerner and her husband, David, of Cheyenne, WY, Ronnie Buchanan and her husband, Jim Logic, of Glendale, AZ, and Jeffrey Miller and his wife, Melanie, of...

Edel B. Isaac-Stein

DATELINE: Providence Isaac-Stein, Edel B., 73, died Sat., July 12, 2014 at home surrounded by family.  She was the beloved wife of the late Arnold Stein. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, a daughter of the late Karl and Laurine (Eden) Barsoe, she had lived in Providence, previously living in Gilbert, AZ.  Edel worked for the State of South Dakota for 15 years as a social worker in child protection services. She was also a professor for Oglala Lakota College where she taught psychology and sociology classes.  She was a former member of Temple Emanu-El and Temple Beth Sholom. Edel loved her family, her religion and helping people the most. Devoted mother of David Isaac and his wife, Taffy, of Warwick, Michael Isaac and his wife, Brandy, of Chicago, IL, and the late...

Benjamin “Ben” Nulman

DATELINE: Cranston Nulman, Benjamin “Ben”, 84, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at RI Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Schwimmer) Nulman for 53 years. Born in Fall River, MA, a son of the late William and Shirley (Silberman) Nulman, he had lived in Cranston for 50 years. Loving father of Bill Nulman and his wife Kerry of Pennington, NJ and Lin Nulman of Boston, MA. Dear brother of Thelma Feldman of Croton, NY. Loving grandfather of Margaret and Aaron. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 12:00 noon, in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Lung Association. Shiva will be private.