David A. Shlesinger


Shlesinger, David A., 34, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Kent Hospital. Born in Warwick, a son of Morton and Merrilyn (Lee) Shlesinger, he was a longtime resident of Cranston. David touched the hearts of everyone who knew him.  He truly loved life and those around him. Dear brother of Edward Shlesinger (Darlene) and Andrew Shlesinger (Mary). Loving uncle of several nieces and nephews. Cherished nephew of Sandra Garfinkel (Richard). Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. Contributions in his memory may be made to Leukemia Society, 2348 Post Rd, #202, Warwick, RI 02886.  The family will receive guests at his late residence on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.


  1. Lynn Field
    Mar 28, 2018

    I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. He was always so sweet and loving. May his memory be a blessing. My sincerest condolences to you and your entire family.
    Lynn Field

  2. Sam and Lillian Mendelowitz
    Mar 28, 2018

    We wish to extend our sincere sympathy on the passing of David. Whenever we saw him he had a special smile and he seemed to enjoy people. We always tried to involve him in conversation. May you always remember the special moments you shared.

    May he rest in peace.

    Sam and Lillian

  3. Talia
    Mar 29, 2018

    Im so sorry for your loss, i hope your family can find comfort in knowing God sees your pain and promises to be there to comfort you. “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted;He saves those who are crushed in spirit.”-psalm 34:18
    And he longs for the day when he will resurrect those who have fallen asleep in death. “Do not be amazed at this for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out…”-john 5:28,29

  4. Ellen Gourse
    Mar 29, 2018

    Merri, Sandy and family

    I was sorry to hear about David’s passing. He always had a beautiful smile. Although I didn’t know him long he was a special boy.

    Ellen Gourse, Warwick

  5. Sharon DiRaimo Marcello
    Mar 29, 2018

    Many thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. David was always such a joy to have in class during his elementary school years.
    With love,
    Sharon DiRaimo Marcello

  6. Annie, Dan & Holly Bisson
    Mar 29, 2018

    We were so sorry to hear of David’s passing. We hope you will find peace in knowing you gave him your best. We will keep you and David in our prayers.

  7. Mary Ellen Aubin
    Mar 30, 2018

    We were so sorry to hear of David’s passing. We have wonderful memories of the times we spent during Special Olympics, Bowling, enjoying his company and his special smile.

    With Love,
    Mary Ellen, Jeff & Angela

  8. Joyce Pannone
    Mar 30, 2018

    Dear Merri, Mort and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. David touched the hearts of all he met and will be greatly missed. I believe he is with Lisa, and they are dancing and lighting up heaven with their smiles. May you be comforted by your cherished memories of your very special son.



  9. Anthony Vinacco
    Apr 1, 2018

    So sorry for your loss.

  10. Arlene DellaSelva
    Apr 2, 2018

    Mary, Mort, Andrew and Edward,

    Words cannot express how sorry I am of the passing of your beautiful son. David was a kind boy and just loved being around people.
    I will miss his beautiful smile and great hugs.
    You are all in my prayers
    Love, Arlene DellaSelva and family XO

    Apr 5, 2018

    Merry and Mort,

    I am so sorry for your loss. David always seemed happy and was always friendly to others. Please accept my condolences.
    Take one day at a time.


    Elena Lannigan

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