Claire E. Bercovitz


Bercovitz, Claire E., 94, died Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Hallworth House. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Bercovitz. A lifelong resident of Providence and longtime resident of Pompano Beach, FL, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Tillie (Richmond) Villany. Devoted mother of Alan Bercovitz of Exeter and Nancy Bercovitz of North Providence. Dear sister of Gloria Holland of North Carolina and the late Philander Villany. Loving aunt, grand aunt and great-grand aunt of many nieces and nephews. Cherished cousin of several.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 28th at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the charity of your choice.  Shiva will be observed at Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, RI 02886 on Sunday 4-6 p.m.


  1. Karin Otterstrom
    Apr 22, 2019

    I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I feel like I knew her from all your shared stories. She was a wonderful Mom, fun companion, and loved by all who knew her. She will be watching over you both. My heart is with you in this sad time

  2. Maribeth Sandford
    Apr 22, 2019

    Mom lived a wonderful life with a great husband that died too early, & two beautiful caring children that learned from her what caring was all about. She was so proud of you.

  3. Andrea Kane
    Apr 23, 2019

    Dear Alan and family, please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your Mom.. You’re certainly in my thoughts through this difficult time.. (Ev does know)
    Steve and Honey Kane

  4. Stephen feinstein
    Apr 23, 2019

    It is with great sadness that I learned of your mom’s passing.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you

  5. Susan Maki
    Apr 23, 2019

    Dear Nancy,
    My deepest condolences on the passing of your beautiful Mom. I felt like I knew her after the many many conversations we have had over the past 25+ years. I am certain your wonderful memories will comfort you in the coming months. Please remember to take good care of you and soak in all the love that surrounds you as you celebrate her life. Big hugs from Sue Maki

  6. David Bouvier
    Apr 23, 2019

    All my sympathies to the family at this time of loss.

  7. Harry Eisenberg
    Apr 26, 2019

    A wonderful aunt for more than 60 years. My condolences to Alan and Nancy.

    Harry Eisenberg

  8. Harry Eisenberg
    Apr 26, 2019

    A wonderful aunt. My condolences to Alan and Nancy.

  9. Lianne Paolino
    Apr 26, 2019

    Dear Nancy,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Although I have not seen her in many years, I remember her well. She will live on through you and and all that she shared her life with. My heartfelt condolences to you and your entire family.

  10. Robert D'Andrea
    Apr 26, 2019

    My Deepest sympathies to you & your family.
    Bobby D

  11. Guy Buzzell
    Apr 26, 2019

    Nancy & Alan-
    So sorry for your loss. Claire was upbeat and it was a pleasure to talk with her. You both were always so caring and attentive to her and I know she was so very thankful for that.
    With Sympathy,

  12. Sheila Bobola
    Apr 26, 2019

    Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. Claire was a wonderful woman with a great sense of humor. Good memories of her. May she rest in peace.

  13. Bruce Carey
    Apr 26, 2019

    Alan and Nancy,
    So sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother, Claire. Have not seen you but do think of you both. I am no longer in RI having recently moved south to Hilton Head Island, SC.
    You are both in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Pj
    Apr 28, 2019

    Alan, so sorry for your loss. Liv and I are thinking of you! Please come and see us soon!

  15. david meyers
    Apr 29, 2019

    so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing… she was a loving and valued friend of my parents… may her name be a blessing… our family wishes you peace….

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