Gerald I. Broman

DATELINE: Pembroke Pines, FL

Broman, Gerald I., 89, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Memorial West Hospital holding hands with his beloved wife, the late Rose Cohen Max Broman, who passed away only minutes prior. They were married for 64 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Irving and Rae (Rabinowitz) Broman, he had lived in Pembroke Pines for 25 years, previously living in Warwick. He was a linen and domestic buyer for various RI department stores for 15 years and was an agent for New York Life Insurance Co. in RI for 25 years, retiring in 1994. Gerald was a WW-II Army veteran, serving in the Far East Special Services shows. He was known as “Balancing Broman, the Human Seal” in the show On The Midway. He was a member of Touro Fraternal Association, a former member of Temple Torat Yisrael, and a member of the Reparatory Theater Club of Century Village in Pembroke Pines. Devoted father of Stephen Broman of North Kingstown and Donna Goldstein and her husband, Richard, of Bonita Springs, FL. Dear brother of Rhoda Zaidman and the late Arline Greenberg. Loving grandfather of Sydney, Robert, and the late Mark Goldstein. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Remarkable Music Room & Resource Center, c/o House of Hope CDC, 3188 Post Rd., Warwick, RI 02886 or Camp JORI, Wakefield, RI.  Shiva will be directly following the services.


  1. Mark, Martha, and family
    Jun 9, 2019

    Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Mr. and Mrs. Broman, parents who were clearly cherished. Mr. Broman leaves behind memories of his wonderful sense of humor and his adoration for Mrs. Broman and family. It is impossible to imagine healing from such a sudden loss. We pray that the remarkable spirits of the Bromans will shepherd you through every day. Sincerely, Mark, Martha, Lyle, and Dana

  2. So sorry to hear of your father’s passing.

  3. Ellen GOurse
    Jun 9, 2019

    To the Broman Family,

    I am sorry for your losses. My your memories help during this difficult time.

  4. David Richman
    Jun 9, 2019

    Jerry was one in a million. One of the funniest guys ever. Will always remember his smile and enjoyment in making you laugh. Always a twinkle in his eye. We have lost a gem. Xo Cousin David

  5. Adam Halpern
    Jun 11, 2019

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your father he was a great man and I have many fond memories of his balancing tricks and his funny stories grr

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