Sidney Marcus


Marcus, Sidney, 91, died Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Alpine Retirement Home. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Charles) Marcus for 59 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Samuel and Vitta Marcus, he recently moved to Coventry, previously living in Warwick and Cranston. He was a chemist for Teknor Apex in Pawtucket for 54 years, retiring in 1993. Sidney was a Korean Conflict Army veteran, serving in Korea. He was a member of Temple Sinai, it’s Brotherhood and the Jewish War Veterans.  Sidney enjoyed woodworking, gardening and geology.

Devoted father of Robert Marcus and his wife, Paula, of Wiscasset, ME and Steven Marcus and his wife, Reneé, of Warwick.  Dear brother of Jean Free of Manhattan, NY and the late Edith Ingber. Loving grandfather of Amanda, David, Danny and Meaghan.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 20th at 10:30 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen Ave., Cranston, RI 02920.  Shiva will be private.


  1. Jennie Picano & Patricia
    Oct 13, 2019

    Bob, Paula, David, and Amanda: Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. Sending love, thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  2. Jill Robinson
    Oct 18, 2019

    Dear Steve, Renee, Daniel and Meghan…so very sorry to here of your dad and grandpa’s passing. I have found memories of being invited over their house for holiday dinners. He was a nice man.

  3. The Picano Family
    Oct 19, 2019

    Ellie, Bob, Steven and Family, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Sid. He is a great man and will be greatly missed. All our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    - Stephen, Carolyn and Victoria

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