Muriel J. Perlman

DATELINE: Warwick

Perlman, Muriel J., of Tamarisk, died Friday, July 24, 2015, at Tamarisk, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Cantor Dr. Ivan E. Perlman. They were married for 67 years. Born in New York, NY, an only child, and daughter of the late Thomas R. and Sophie (Adelstein) Herman, she had lived in Boca Raton, FL, and Providence, before moving to Warwick 8 years ago. Muriel was a charter member of West Bay Community Jewish Center, a member of Temple Emanu-El in Providence and its Sisterhood, a former member of Temple Beth Kodesh in Boynton Beach, FL, Tifereth Israel Synagogue in Des Moines, IA, and the former Jewish Home for the Aged in Providence. She was past president of the Jewish War Veterans Women’s Aux. in Des Moines. Devoted mother of Rabbi Eli Perlman and his wife Lynne of East Brunswick, NJ, Cantor Emanuel Perlman and his wife Janice of Baltimore, MD, Rabbi Richard Perlman and his wife Kit of Coventry, and Cantor Josh Perlman and his wife Sherri of Germantown, MD. Loving grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 8. Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday at 11:00 AM LINCOLN PARK CEMETERY, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick. In lieu of flowers, the mitzvah of giving a charitable contribution can be fulfilled by donating to: The Jewish Seniors Agency of RI, 100 Niantic Ave, Providence, RI 02907; The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence 3 Shalom Dr, Warwick, RI 02886; West Bay Community Jewish Center, 2 Brenda Drive, Coventry, RI 02816, or the charity of your choice. Due to the observance of Tisha B’Av, there will be no meal of condolence following the cemetery service as we observe the fast. Shiva will be observed at the home of Rabbi Rick and Kit Perlman, 2 Brenda Drive, Coventry RI, on Sunday – Thursday 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM and on Friday 2-4 PM. A Shiva Minyan will be held mornings at 7:00 AM at Tamarisk Assisted living Monday – Friday. All evening Mincha and Ma’ariv services will be held at the Shiva Home at 6:30 PM.

43 Comments

  1. Judy and Phil Simkin
    Jul 24, 2015

    Dear Manny and Janice,
    Just to let you know we are thinking of you and extending our sincere condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Judy and Phil

  2. The Taffet family
    Jul 24, 2015

    Sending our deepest sympathies to you all and hoping that your wonderful memories of Mom will bring you strength.

  3. The Levine Family
    Jul 24, 2015

    Our deepest condolences to the entire Perlman family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Your parents are together, at peace and continuing their journey together as they did in life. With our greatest sympathy, The Levine Family

  4. Dr. Gerald and Marcia Hoffman
    Jul 24, 2015

    May Her soul rest in peace. Prayers for comfort and healing to her Family.

  5. Dr. Jerryb Buxbaum
    Jul 24, 2015

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time

  6. Eric Beser
    Jul 24, 2015

    Manny, my heartfelt condolences. I am sad to hear of this news and am thinking of you this weekend.

  7. Merle Green
    Jul 24, 2015

    May all your precious memories continue to bring
    Joy to the Perlman family.

  8. Ron Shulman
    Jul 24, 2015

    Dear Manny, Eli, Rick, Josh, and families,
    Your mother’s love and devotion guided your loves with kindness, purpose, and goodness. Robin and I pray you will continue to feel her loving presence in the experiences of your lives and your enduring family bonds. We regret that logistics prevent us from being with you on Sunday. You will be in our hearts and thoughts. Wishing you comfort, the blessing of your memories, and the peace of this Shabbat.
    Warmly,
    Ron

  9. Anne & Steve King
    Jul 24, 2015

    Manny, Janice and family, We are so very sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. She was the true embodiment of a woman of valor. We hope the love of family she nurtured in each of you will be a source of strength through these difficult days.

  10. Ian, Evan & Bari Pinkett
    Jul 24, 2015

    Dear Hazzan Perlman and Family,

    I am saddened to hear of the passing of your mother. While I did not know her I am sure she was a blessing to all who met her. Her obituary describes a dynamic and loving woman.

    May her memory be a blessing and a comfort to you.

    Sincerest condolences,

    Ian Pinkett and family

  11. Sandee and Barry lever
    Jul 24, 2015

    Barry and I are saddened by your loss and send our
    Deepest sympathy. We r sorry we cant greet you
    When you return to baltimore but we will be out of town.
    Our thoughts are with you and may you be comforted
    Among our people and the mourners of
    Jerusalem

  12. Barbara and. Roland Einhorn
    Jul 24, 2015

    Dear Janice and Manny,
    Barbara and I were deeply saddened by the news of the passing of
    Mrs. Perlman. We send you our condolences along with our prayers.

    Barbara and Roland

  13. Barbara Schwartz
    Jul 24, 2015

    To the Perlman Brothers.
    I was on Facebook and the next thing,I was reading about Mom.I was so sad.She was a special lady.I rember being invited to Mom and Dads for Pesach.The girl helping Mom dropped 3 gallons of chicken soup.Mom was not fazed and we continued to enjoy ourselves(my 3 children,tooMy deepest sympathy is extended to you,the family and grandcildren.
    Barbara Amber Schwartz

  14. Hazzan Ira Greenstein
    Jul 24, 2015

    Our sincerest condolences to your family on your loss. May you be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem, and may you find the support you need in family, your respective Jewish communities, and friends.

  15. Josh Rosen
    Jul 24, 2015

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Perlman Family at this time.
    We wish you all Long Life

    Josh Rosen
    Ken and Lindy Nelson

  16. Jay Gruber
    Jul 24, 2015

    So sorry for the loss of your mother. May her memory forever be a blessing.

    Jay

  17. Nancy Dickman
    Jul 24, 2015

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May the memories of your mother live forever in your hearts.

  18. Mace and Edna Crystal
    Jul 24, 2015

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayer are with you. Our condolences to the family.

  19. Sanfilippo-Scherer Family
    Jul 24, 2015

    To the Perlman family

    Our deepest condolences and prayers for you.
    May you find comfort amongst your family and friends.

    In our prayers
    Donna Sanfilippo and David Scherer

  20. Gail and Jerry Kurman
    Jul 24, 2015

    Jerry and I were so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  21. Marc & Debra Attman
    Jul 24, 2015

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time!

  22. Beverly and Ray Paris
    Jul 24, 2015

    Dear Manny and the the entire Perlman Family. We are saddened by the loss of Muriel. Your mom and grand mother and great grandma. We wish you all a future of good memories and
    Comfort. She and Ivan will continue their road together.

    Beverly and Ray Paris

  23. Lisa & Howie Labitt
    Jul 25, 2015

    Our sincere condolences to your family on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers to comfort you during this time.

  24. The Nislow Family
    Jul 25, 2015

    Hazzan Perlman and Family,
    So sorry for your great loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  25. JoAnn Singleton
    Jul 25, 2015

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of mrs Perlman she was a wonderful woman as was her husband a wonderful and caring man. I was a caretaker for the cantor before the move to tamarisk I spoke with her shortly after they moved and they were very happy there. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family I know they are both missed but take some comfort in knowing they are together with their God enjoying one another as they did here on earth please accept my deepest condolences on your loss

  26. Beverly Paris
    Jul 25, 2015

    Our thoughts are with all of the Perlman family at this time.

  27. Joan and Mel Ashe
    Jul 25, 2015

    To Rabbi Eli and his entire family

    You have so many beautiful , loving and learning memories to see you through the difficult times and to give you joy and laughter thereafter. Your parent’s strength will always be there for you to share.

    Joan and Mel

  28. Jack and Hillary Crystal
    Jul 25, 2015

    So very sorry to hear this very sad news. Although we never had the pleasure of meeting your Mom personally, in knowing you, we know she must have been a special and loving woman. Please know that we are thinking of you during this most difficult time. May you and your family be comforted among the mourners of Zion.
    Jack and Hillary Crystal

  29. Beverly Wiseman
    Jul 26, 2015

    Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. May you take comfort in her long life and the love she had for you and the family.

    Beverly Wiseman

  30. bob schoenberg
    Jul 26, 2015

    To Rick, Manny, Josh, Eli and the entire family,

    Both my mother and I send our deepest sympathy and are saddened by your loss. We send our thoughts and prayers.

    Bob and Sylvia Schoenberg

  31. Deborah Smith McGowan
    Jul 26, 2015

    To the Perlman brothers and their families:
    My deepest sympathies for your loss. Take comfort in knowing that your parents are together and at peace at last. They led full and joyous lives and loved you all without reservation. You should be very proud of the legacy of talent and love for which the Perlman family stands.

  32. Rhonda Levitsky
    Jul 26, 2015

    Dear Chazzan and Mrs. Perlman,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother must have been an amazing woman. Our warm thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We wish you comfort and sweet memories.
    Fondly,

    Rhonda and Hy Levitsky

  33. Linda Eisenberg
    Jul 27, 2015

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you

    at this difficult time

  34. Sandra and Marvin Steingart
    Jul 27, 2015

    Manny, Janice, Eli, Rick, Josh, and families,

    We are saddened by the passing of your mother and hope that you find some comfort in your memories.

    Sandy and Marvin Steingart

  35. Bruce & Paula Chorney
    Jul 27, 2015

    Paula and I extend our deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these sad times. I am sure that if you look back at all the good times you had with your mom it will help to ease the pain.

  36. Shanholtz-Horowitz Family
    Jul 27, 2015

    Our thoughts are with the Perlman family at this time of loss. May her memory be a blessing.

  37. Lily and Warren Massouda
    Jul 27, 2015

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find confort in her memory.

  38. Dafna and Uri Tasch
    Jul 27, 2015

    Uri and I send you and your family our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. May your memories serve as a source of strength and comfort.

  39. Judy Chernak
    Jul 28, 2015

    So very sad to hear of this second huge loss, Manny and family. Such a devoted couple seem to need to be together ….Baruch Dayan Emet, and I plan to see you on Friday evening at Chizuk Amuno.

  40. Doris and Marshall Tanhoff
    Jul 28, 2015

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May you and all your family find comfort in cherishing all the good memories of your beloved mother, and know that she is with God and her beloved Ivan to watch over all of you .

  41. Manny & Ellie Leite
    Jul 29, 2015

    Dear Rick, Kit & Family: We send our deepest condolences in the passing of your beloved Mom, Mom-in-law and Gram. Our thoughts, prayers, hugs and love are with each of you at this time of profound loss. The fragrance of her beautiful legacy will live on in all of you. She’s near in each fond memory you have of her. God bless you all. Peace.

  42. Janice & Jay Weinstein
    Aug 2, 2015

    Dear Hazzan Perlman and Family,
    We are saddened to hear of your loss and hope the many wonderful and cherished memories you have of your beloved mother will help comfort and strengthen you and turn tears to smiles as you reminisce about her in the coming days.

  43. Elizabeth Cohn
    Aug 3, 2015

    To the Perlman family,

    My deepest sympathy to the whole family for your the loss of a great lady.

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