Bruce R. Rotkin


Rotkin, Bruce R., 62, of Ethan Place, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. Born in Providence, a beloved son of Carol (Leeds) Rotkin of Warwick and the late Charles Rotkin, he was a lifelong resident of Rhode Island. He was the owner of a vending machine business for many years. Bruce was a graduate of Cranston West High School, Class of ’73. Dear brother of Shelley Regan of North Scituate and Lawrence Rotkin of GA.  Loving uncle of Michael and Brian.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 4th at 1:00 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the The imPOSSIBLE Dream, 575 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI 02886.  Shiva will be private.


  1. Diane Penza
    Nov 29, 2016

    The world has lost a kind, generous and gentle man. Your friendship will be with me always. Rest in peace my friend.

  2. Regina & Phyllis Ricci
    Nov 29, 2016

    Dear Carol Shelly and Michael:

    We are shocked and saddened by the loss of Bruce. Everyone loved Bruce, he was a kind and gentle men. God has taken another angel.

    Love, Regina and Dodo xxxx

  3. Mary Flair Bogan
    Nov 30, 2016

    Bruce was always a generous, caring person and I was proud to call him my friend. He was always kind to my mother. My heart goes out to his family, especially Carol, Shelley and Michael.

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