Elaine A. Kaner

DATELINE: Dartmouth

Kaner, Elaine A., 84, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Residence at Cedar Dell. She was the beloved wife of Leonard Kaner for 66 years. Born in Newark, NJ, a daughter of the late Max and Gertrude (Mintz) Blake, she had lived in Dartmouth for 4 years, previously living in New Bedford. She was formerly the executive secretary at St. Julie’s for 15 years. Elaine was a member of Tifereth Israel Congregation and volunteered for St. Luke’s Hospital. Devoted mother of Marc Kaner and his wife, Lina, of Mattapoisett, MA, Lawrence Kaner and his wife, Kim, of Manchester by the Sea, MA, and Mindy Goldstein and her husband, Richard, of Mattapoisett. Dear sister of the late Robert Blake. Loving grandmother of Andrea, Adam, Ashley, and Courtney. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in PLAINVILLE CEMETERY, 1400 Old Plainville Rd., New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Tifereth Israel Congregation, 145 Brownell Ave., New Bedford, MA 02740.  Guests are invited to visit at the home of Richard and Mindy Goldstein 18 Fieldstone Dr., Mattapoisett, MA, Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.


  1. Gerry and Debra Fezzuoglio
    Oct 15, 2019

    Sending you love, prayers and deepest condolences during this difficult time.

    Gerry and Deb Fezzuoglio

  2. John Teixeira
    Oct 16, 2019

    Elaine was a volunteer at St Luke’s Hospital for many years. She was sweet, devoted, kind hearted and caring. We will miss her.

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