William M. Guttin


DATELINE: Cranston

Guttin, William M., of 22 Harding Avenue, died Friday, October 30, 2015, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Ronni (Saltzman) Guttin for 35 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Alex and Alice (Brookstone) Guttin, he had lived in Cranston for 50 years. William was the owner of the former Guttin’s Bakery in South Providence. He was a member of Temple Emanu-El and Touro Fraternal Association. Devoted father of Ilana Guttin and her husband Gabriel Rosenfeld of Rockville, MD, Sari Guttin and her husband Leo Desforges of Smithfield, Aaron Guttin and his fiancé Hillary Schulman of Pawtucket and Deena Guttin and Jose` Montanez of Cranston. Dear brother of Priscilla Jaffe and the late Dinah Goldman. Loving grandfather of Noa. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 12:00 noon in TEMPLE EMANU-EL, corner of Sessions St. and Morris Ave. Providence. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Camp Jori, P.O. Box 5299, Wakefield, RI 02879 or RI Jewish Historical Society, 130 Sessions St, Providence, RI 02906. Shiva will be observed at his late home Sunday 7-9, Monday through Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.


  1. Barbara and Kevin Dwares
    Oct 31, 2015

    Sorry for your loss. He was always a kind and gentle spirit. Rest in Peace

  2. Ellen Gourse
    Oct 31, 2015

    So sorry to hear about William. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Ellen and Rebecca Gourse

  3. Arline Cusick
    Nov 1, 2015

    Dear Ronni & Family,
    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.

    Arline Cusick & Kerri Connor & family

  4. Hirshorn Family
    Nov 1, 2015

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

  5. Peggy
    Nov 1, 2015

    Very sorry for your loss. We were high school classmates. He will be missed.

  6. Nancy (Golids) Iacono
    Nov 2, 2015

    Billy was in my homeroom in Cranston
    East and was such a great guy. It wasn’t til recently
    that my husband played a video from their class trip to Italy …wow, I was so impressed with his great singing voice. So sorry for your loss.

  7. Candace Shuman
    Nov 2, 2015

    So sorry to hear about William. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Sharon DeVore
    Nov 2, 2015

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

  9. Colleen Kelly
    Nov 2, 2015

    Ronni and family
    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. I thought Will was a great person

  10. Amy Glasband
    Nov 3, 2015

    The right words fail me except to say that Will was one of the kindest and smartest guys I know. We were so sad to hear the news. Our condolences to Ronni and the whole family. Who will Sam have a Russian history conversation with now?
    With love, Amy and Sam

  11. Arlene Bochner
    Nov 4, 2015

    So sorry for your loss
    Arlene, Ed , and Lloyd Bochner

  12. Beverly Paris
    Nov 5, 2015

    very sorry for your loss for the whole family. May he rest in peace.

    Beverly Paris

  13. Janice Karnes
    Nov 9, 2015

    Dear Ronni and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    We hope that your wonderful memories and time will help ease your sorrow.
    Our deepest sympathy,
    Janice, Rick and Sam Karnes

  14. Anne Diamond
    Nov 13, 2015

    Dear Ronnie and family,
    I just heard about Bill and I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.

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