Larry A. Rubin


Rubin, Larry A., 73, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Gloria (DeRita) Rubin for 50 years. Born in Providence, the son of the late Irwin and Dorothy (Bronstein) Rubin, he was a lifelong resident of Cranston.  For over 10 years, he worked at the Centre Court Tennis Club in East Providence.  Larry was a sports enthusiast, a well-rounded athlete and an avid fan of Boston sports teams. He also loved tennis, golf, bowling, NASCAR, billiards and horse racing. He was the devoted father of Brooke Crowther and her husband, Mark, of Warwick. Larry was also an expectant grandfather of twin boys.  Funeral services will be held FRIDAY, December 20th at 12:30 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston, with burial at St. Ann Cemetery, 73 Church Street, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd. #3004, Warwick, RI 02886.  Shiva will be private.


  1. Michelle Duffy
    Dec 19, 2019

    Dear Gloria and Brooke and family,
    My family and I are so very sorry for your loss.
    We are sending you love and sympathy, please know we are thinking of you. Love, cousin, Michelle Rotmer Duffy

  2. camille
    Dec 19, 2019

    Dear Aunt Gloria, Brooke and Mark;
    Uncle Larry will be missed always, he will always be with us in our thoughts and prayers every day.. xo
    Love you xo

  3. Elena
    Dec 19, 2019

    Gloria, Brooke, & Mark: I will miss Larry “my cousin” FOREVER. Gloria, I will NEVER, EVER forget all the great times and laughs we had. I am here for all of you always.
    Love, Elena xoxo

  4. Jeff Cosetta
    Dec 19, 2019

    Gloria, Brooke and Mark,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and my love go out to your family.


  5. Linda Licker
    Dec 20, 2019

    Dear Gloria,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and Brooke with heartfelt sympathy.

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