Joan E. Goldstein

DATELINE: Cranston

Goldstein, Joan E. (Efros), 84, of Cranston passed away on December 9th.

She was the wife of Gerald S. Goldstein for 66 years, and the mother of Jill Allyn.

Private funeral services and shiva were held by her family.

Joan was a gentle person.  She was a loving, devoted wife and mother.  She was an outstanding cook.  She was an avid bridge player and reader.

In her early years she was employed by Sterling Shoes.

She worked at Peoples Bank.

She was a hospital volunteer for many years.

Joan was the original bookkeeper for Kent/Town & Country Cleansers, the family businesses, and retired as Vice-President.

She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.


  1. John & Kathy Holmes
    Dec 14, 2014

    You are the greatest husband and caregiver in the world.
    God really loves you & Joan to have brought you together for so many great years.
    We love you
    God Bless you.
    Kathy & John Holmes

  2. Mike & Ellen Dacey
    Dec 14, 2014

    Jerry & family,,
    Please accept our sincere condolences. I remember Joan, not only as a welcoming friendly neighbor, but as a dedicated caring volunteer at Kent Hospital for many years. Take care.
    Mike & Ellen Dacey

  3. Marilyn and Bernie Kilcline
    Dec 16, 2014

    Dear Jerry, we were so sad to hear that Joan had left this world. I remember what a delightful and smart person Joan was. She was a great bridge player, also. Please accept our deepest sympathy and God bless you Love, Marilyn and Bernie

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