Lewis “Lew” Weinstein

DATELINE: CRANSTON Weinstein, Lewis “Lew”, 88, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Raylah (Reitzas) Weinstein. Born in Providence, a son of the late Harry and Florence (Rubien) Weinstein, he had lived in Tamarisk Assisted Living, previously living in Cranston and Narragansett. He was owner of Rialto Furniture of Federal Hill for over 50 years, retiring in 2000. Lew served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division, during the Korean War. He was a member of the Mason Roosevelt Lodge. Lew was the devoted father of Nancy Mills and her husband, David, of Cranston, Steve Weinstein and his wife, Denise, of Cranston, and Bruce Weinstein and his wife, Lynn, of Cranston.  He...

Renée S. Rabinowitz

DATELINE: CUMBERLAND Rabinowitz, Renée S., 93, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 peacefully at her at home in Cumberland, surrounded by family and friends. She was the beloved wife of the late Sidney Rabinowitz. Born in Toronto, a daughter of the late William and Doris (Thorton) Stephen, she had lived in Rhode Island for nearly 50 years. She graduated from Eastern High School of Commerce in Toronto, and was an executive secretary of B’Nai B’Rith in Toronto and New York for over 10 years, until retiring in 1965. She is survived by her sister Shirley and her nephew Michael, both of Toronto, and several Grandnephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her...

Robert “Bob” Schleifer

DATELINE: WEST WARWICK Schleifer, Robert “Bob,” 82, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Linda (Abrams) Schleifer for 55 years. Born in Yonkers, NY, a son of the late Irving and Ruth (Katz) Schleifer, he was a longtime resident of West Warwick. He was a graphic artist for Artmold Products for 37 years, retiring in 2006. After retirement, he opened Novel Tees Screen Printing and Embroidery shop. Bob was an Army veteran and played for the Army Baseball and Football teams during his service. He was a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business. Bob was a member of the Knights of Pythias.  He was known for his athletic ability and playing a variety of sports, especially...

Ronald M. Sorenson

DATELINE: Kissimmee, FL Sorenson, Ronald M., 79, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at home. He was the beloved husband of America (Velly) Sorenson. Born in Providence, a son of Jeanne (Benharris) Dilella and the late John Sorenson, he had lived in Kissimmee, FL for 3 ½  years, previously living in New York. Ronald was a Korean Conflict Marine veteran. Devoted father of Rosa Cardenas, Erwin Cardenas and Brainard Cardenas and his wife, Yussra, all of Kissimmee, FL. Dear brother of Jerry Sorenson of NY, Michael Dilella of NJ, Diana Dilella of PA and the late Dennis Dilella. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Road, Warwick. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice. ...

Esther Geller

DATELINE: Warwick Geller, Esther, 90, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at West View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Geller for 67 years. Born in the Bronx, NY, a daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Leinwand) Friedman, she had lived in Warwick for 6 years, previously living in Rockville Centre, NY. She was owner of the former Elgen Books with her late husband, retiring 6 years ago. Esther earned an MLS from Simmons College, Boston and was an active member of the Beatrix Potter Society. Devoted mother of Mark Geller and his wife, Jocelyn, of Colorado Springs, CO, Joshua Geller and his wife, Anna, of San Miguel De Allende, Mexico, and Naomi Geller Lipsky of West Warwick. Dear sister of the late Max Friedman and Anita...