Sylvia Kaplan

Kaplan, Sylvia, 89, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Steere House, Providence.  She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley T. Kaplan. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Bertha Gregerman, she had lived in Cranston for 60 years before moving to Providence recently. Sylvia worked in her family bakery for 40 years. Devoted mother of Barry Kaplan and his wife, Pearl, of Cranston.  Dear sister of the late Sidney, Milton, and Harriet Gregerman and Rose Kaufman.  Loving grandmother of Jenny and Melissa.  Cherished great grandmother of Annabel, Coralie, Victoria, Benjamin, and Nathaniel. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in LINCOLN PARK CEMETERY, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Steere House, 100 Borden St., Providence, RI 02903.  Shiva will be observed at 28 Davis Ave., Cranston, Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.


  1. Sue Blais
    Jun 12, 2016

    Pearl and Barry I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  2. Michael & Sharon Field
    Jun 13, 2016

    We are so sorry for your loss.May your your memories always give you comfort.

  3. Deb Fernandes
    Jun 13, 2016

    Pearl, Barry and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss.. Please accept my deepest sympathies .

  4. Ava & Bob Shanfield
    Jun 14, 2016

    Dear Pearl and Barry,

    Our sincerest sympathy is being sent to you and your family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you both.

    Ava & Bob Shanfield

  5. Sheryl Reedy
    Jun 14, 2016

    Hi Pearl,
    I just heard about your mother in law and wanted to extend my sincerest condolences to and your family.

  6. Diana Goldberg Adams
    Jun 15, 2016

    Barry and Pearl,

    I remember her well and with kindest thoughts. May she rest in peace.

  7. Donna Wunschel
    Jun 15, 2016

    Dear Barry,
    I am so sorry about your mom. I have not been feeling well myself and I just received the bad news. May she rest in piece. Thinking of you.
    Donna (Property Manager)

  8. Ellen Ebner
    Jun 16, 2016

    I will always remember her smiling in her bakery smiling behind the counter and Stanly’s famous brownies. I wish I knew of her passing she was my fathers sister.

  9. Charline Vande Burgt
    Jun 20, 2016

    Dear Barry,
    So sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. I have so many fond memories of her and the time we all spent working in the bakery close to 50 years ago.We were both teenagers. I learned a lot from both your Mother and Dad.. I think of you all with fond memories. So sorry for your loss..

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