Janice S. Arnoff

DATELINE: WARWICK Arnoff, Janice S., 94, died Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at RI Respiratory. She was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence P. Arnoff. Born in Fall River, MA, the daughter of the late Samuel and Lena (Weiner) Gertner, she was a longtime resident of Warwick. Devoted mother of Karen DeFelice and her husband, Bob, of Warwick and Steven Arnoff and his wife, Maricris, of Nashua, NH. Loving grandmother of Jeffrey, Christopher and Amanda. Funeral service and Shiva will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to United Way of RI, Community Impact Fund online at https://www.uwri.org/take-action/give/community-impact-fund/.

Harold Krasner

DATELINE: WARWICK Krasner, Harold, 95, died Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Brentwood Nursing. He was the beloved husband of Claire (Gornstein) Krasner, his college sweetheart, for 70 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Jacob and Lillian (Siebel) Krasner, he had lived in Warwick for two years, previously living in Cranston. Harold was born in Providence and became Bar Mitzvah at Touro Synagogue in Newport, graduating Rogers High School there.  His education was interrupted by World War II, where he served in the Merchant Marine.  He returned to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering at Rhode Island State College, later to become the University of Rhode Island.  While there, he was a proud member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.  Soon after...

Ruben Zalcberg

DATELINE: COVENTRY Zalcberg, Ruben, 65, died Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Robyn (Cohen) Zalcberg for 43 years. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a son of the late Israel and Clara (Goldstein) Zalcberg, he had lived in Coventry since 2008, previously living in Freehold, NJ. Ruben was a former mortgage Sr. Loan Officer, retiring in 2018. Devoted father of Craig Zalcberg and his wife, Kelly, of West Greenwich and Shayna Zalcberg of Coventry. Dear brother of Abel Zalcberg and his wife, Barbara, of Raleigh, NC. Loving grandfather of Jared, Jack, and Chase. Funeral services and Shiva will be private. The family is accepting telephone calls of condolence. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be...

Shirley Z. Wasser

DATELINE: WARWICK Wasser, Shirley Zelda, 95, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Wasser. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Backman) Epstein, she was a longtime resident of Cranston, recently living in West Warwick and Warwick.  Shirley was predeceased by her sister, Ethel Davis, of NY and her brother, Arnold Elliott, of TN, FL and TX. As an adult, she fulfilled her dream of going to college.  When her youngest, Julie, began school, Shirley was among the first group to attend the URI Extension in Providence.  After eight years of part-time study, she earned her BA in History, URI Class of ‘75.  She was a member of the Cranston Senior Guild. A...

Barry Shaw

DATELINE: WARWICK Shaw, Barry, 76, died Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Gail (Winkleman) Shaw for 55 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Louis and Dorothy (Tolchinsky) Shaw, he was a longtime resident of Warwick. He was a graduate of Bentley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  Barry was the Lead Tax Preparer of H&R Block in Warwick for 10 years and the Vice President of Surplex Underwriters Insurance in Warwick for 20 years, retiring in 2015. He was a member and on the Board of Directors of Touro Fraternal Association.  Barry was also volunteered at the Trudeau Center, running their Bingo games.  He was an avid golfer and was President of several local golf leagues.  He enjoyed...