Sophie Tragar


Tragar, Sophie, 86, died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Kent Regency Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Sidney Tragar. Born in Fall River, MA, a daughter of the late Phillip and Sarah (Clott) Pokross, she had lived in Warwick since 1970, previously living in Cranston. She was an inspector for E.E. Weller Company, retiring over 20 years ago. Sophie was a member of Chabad of West Bay and a former member of Congregation Sons of Abraham and Temple Torat Yisrael. She was a member of the Cranston Senior Guild and was active with Jewish Family Services and the Kosher Meal Site. Devoted mother of Steven Tragar and his companion, Christine Openshaw, of Warren, Elaine Rogers of Providence, and Brenda Tragar of Warwick. Dear sister of Celia Minion of Roselle Park, NJ. Loving grandmother of Benjamin, Sarah, Michael, and Rebecca. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the PRIEST CHAPEL in LINCOLN PARK CEMETERY, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Jewish Family Services, 959 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.  Shiva will be private.


  1. Ellen W Gourse
    Nov 25, 2017


    I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Joyce and Sanford Miller
    Nov 26, 2017

    Dear Steve and family.
    Sorry to read of the passing of your warm and loving mother. Our prayers are with you.

  3. Beverly Paris
    Nov 26, 2017

    Dear Steve and family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet
    mother Sophie.
    My sympathies are with you all.
    Bev Paris

  4. Michelle Rheaume
    Nov 28, 2017


    I was so sorry to hear about your mother and remember the stories you told about her so many years ago. You’re in my thoughts at this sad time. With sincere sympathy to you and your family,

    Michelle Rheaume

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