Stephan E. Kolitz

DATELINE: SHARON, MA Kolitz, Stephan E., 70, died Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Ann F. Taubman for 10 years. Born in Jacksonville, FL, a son of the late Harry and Ruth (Moed) Kolitz, he had lived in Sharon for over 10 years, previously living in Wakefield and Andover, MA. He was a distinguished member of the technical staff in operations research at Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club and had also served as Director of Education.  Stephan was also a professor at UMASS Boston and Harvard Extension School. He graduated from MIT, Yale and Northwestern.  Stephan was a dedicated mentor to many students over the years and received the Howard Musoff Student...

Joan P. Feldman

DATELINE: Delray Beach, FL Feldman, Joan P., 87, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Delray Beach, FL. Born in CT, daughter of the late Helen Goldis, she had lived in Boca Raton, FL since 2002, previously living in Cranston and Pawtucket. She was an art teacher at Shea High School in Pawtucket for over 20 years, retiring 28 years ago. Joan earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design, and Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Brown University.  She was a member of the Providence Art Club, the Boca Raton Watercolor Society, and the Artist Guild of Boca Raton.  She was an accomplished artist, working as a painter, and watercolorist.  Devoted mother of Donna Feldman of Denver, CO and Linda Solomon and her husband, Marc, of Boca Raton,...

Arlene Guttman

DATELINE: EAST GREENWICH, RI Guttman, Arlene, 90, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Alfred Guttman. Born in Lynn, MA, a daughter of the late Samuel and Leona (Wollner) Clebnik, she had lived in East Greenwich, RI for 3 ½ years, previously a longtime resident of Framingham, MA. She was among the founding members and earliest employees of the Danforth Museum in Framingham, and she retired from Citizen’s Bank at age 83 after providing exemplary customer service for 25 years. Arlene was a member of Temple Beth Am, Hadassah and B’nai B’rith. Devoted mother of Risa Guttman-Kornwitz and her husband, Dr. Norman Kornwitz, of East Greenwich and the late Karla Hergenrother. Dear sister of the late Myra...

Stanley Koval

DATELINE: Warwick, RI Koval, Stanley, 93, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Brentwood Nursing Home. Stan was the husband of Barbara (Kommel) Koval for 67 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Hyman and Jeanne (Rind) Koval and the late Clara Koval, he was a lifelong New York resident. Stanley was a WW-II Navy veteran, serving stateside. He attended Long Island University. He was an avid sportsman and loved all of New York’s cultural offerings, including theatre, museums, and concerts. In addition, he loved to travel. Devoted father of Jeff Koval of Warwick, RI and Paul Koval of San Francisco, CA. Dear brother of the late Ruth Shapiro and Shirley Woda. Loving grandfather of Greg and Emily. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM...

Marilyn S. Schwartz

DATELINE: WEST WARWICK Schwartz, Marilyn S., 83, died Tuesday at Brentwood Nursing Home.  She was the beloved wife of David Schwartz for 61 years.  Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Sophia (Weltman) Horovitz, she had lived in Cranston before moving to West Warwick in 1999.  She was a bookkeeper for the Jewish Federation of RI and RI National Guard.  Devoted mother of Sharon Schwartz-Vanderhoff and her husband Earl of Cranston.  Dear sister of the late Eunice Greenfield and Ethel Horovitz.  Loving grandmother of Zachary and Shayna.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the PRIEST CHAPEL in LINCOLN PARK CEMETERY, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Chabad of West Bay,...