Alfred Factor

DATELINE: CRANSTON Factor, Alfred, 88, died Thursday, August 15, 2019 at RI Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Presel) Factor for 63 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Benjamin and Jenny (Singer) Factor, he had lived in Cranston for 60 years, previously living in Providence. He was a lawyer and former president for Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum for 51 years, retiring in 2008. Alfred was a graduate of URI and Boston University School of Law, where he was on Law Review.  He was a member of the former RI Jewish Fraternal Association, a member and former president of the RI Board of Bar Examiners and member of the Committee of Character and Fitness. Devoted father of Jeffrey Factor, MD and his wife, Susan, of Avon, CT and Robyn and her...

Sandra “Sandy” Friedman

DATELINE: CRANSTON Friedman, Sandra “Sandy”, 84, of Hoffman Ave., died Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center with the comfort of her loving family by her side.  She was the beloved wife of the late Gerald Friedman.  Born in Providence, RI, a daughter of the late Norman and Betty (Tabulsky) Block, she had lived in Cranston for 10 years, previously living in Warwick for 38 years.  Sandy retired in 1999 after a 17 year career as a customer service manager for Ross Simons. Sandy was a very active and social person who was blessed with many friends.  She enjoyed the simple pleasures in life including socializing with friends, music and dancing.  Many times, Sandy and her late husband Jerry took over the dance floor at weddings and...

Sanford T. Goldstein

Dateline: Westport Goldstein, Sanford T. It is with deep sadness that Sanford T. Goldstein, 95, of Westport, passed away at his home, after a long period of declining health. Born in Dartmouth, son of the late Barney and Rose (Long) Goldstein, he was a lifelong resident of Westport. He owned Goldstein’s Farm and Lawn Equipment with his late brother, Stanley Goldstein, and their two sons, Brad Goldstein and the late Steven Goldstein. Sanford later owned Goldstein’s Used Cars in Dartmouth with his son, Steven. Sanford was married to the late Juliet (Sylvia) Goldstein for 30 years, and then was the companion to the late Ruth Groth. He was a member of Temple Beth-El, Ahavath Achim Synagogue, and Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation. We will miss him dearly. His...

Jason A. Forman

DATELINE: GROTON, CT Forman, Jason A., 41, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at home. Born in Boston, MA, a son of Barry Forman and the late Bleama (Younger) Forman, he had lived in Groton, CT for 20 years, previously living in Warwick, RI.  He was a civil engineer at Groton Electric Boat for 20 years. Jason was a graduate of University of Hartford, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.  He was active with the Chabad of Eastern CT and enjoyed surfing and snowboarding. Dear brother of Deann Forman and her husband, Sidney Vidaver, of Teaneck, NJ. Loving uncle of Eliora, Noam and Liam. Funeral services will be held FRIDAY at 10:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Chabad of...

Ferilyn D. Kaplan

DATELINE: WEST WARWICK Kaplan, Ferilyn D., 72, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Briarcliffe Manor. She was the beloved wife of Robert S. Kaplan for 50 years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Bernard and Anita (Zeldes) Berman, she had lived in West Warwick for 17 years, previously living in Cranston. She worked at local retail establishments and in customer service at A&H Manufacturing. Ferilyn was a graduate of URI.  She was an active member of the River Farms community, playing Mahjong and planning social activities.  Devoted mother of Stacey Isaacs and her husband, Daniel, of Monroe Twp., NJ and Jody Kaplan Ro of New York, NY. Dear sister of Linda Ochsman of Chevy Chase, MD and Barbara Kempner of Delray Beach, FL. Loving grandmother of Emma, Abby,...