Marilyn J. Kabalkin


Kabalkin, Marilyn J., 89, died Saturday, May 9, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Everett Kabalkin. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Pauline (Locke) Bell, she was a longtime resident of Cranston. She was a graduate of Hope High School in Providence.  Marilyn was an active member of the Yiddish Club at Temple Emanu-El for many years.

Devoted mother of Stephen Kabalkin of Warwick, Barry Kabalkin and his wife, Rochelle Gunner, of Bethesda, MD and Cheryl Kabalkin and her husband, Michael Greenstein, of Chappaqua, NY. Dear sister of the late Nathan and John Bell. Loving grandmother of Margot, Nicole, Emily, Ali, Zachary, Chloe, Brennan and Rylan. Cherished great grandmother of Emery.

Funeral services and shiva will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02115.


  1. Janet & Carl Kortick
    May 11, 2020

    Cheryl & Family,

    We are so sad to hear about your Mom. We are sending our condolences and love to all of you and will keep you in our hearts and prayers.

    Janet & Carl Kortick

  2. Patricia M Farhat
    May 11, 2020

    Dear Steve, Gianni, Eli and I are so very sorry to learn of the passing of your mom and want to extend our most sincere apologies to you and your entire family at this most difficult time.

    Sincerely, Patty, Eli & Gianni Farhat

  3. Edward E Manfredi
    May 12, 2020

    Stephen and family: Lorraine and I send our condolences on the loss of your Mom. May her soul rest in peace.

  4. Billie Fischer
    May 13, 2020

    Cheryl and Family
    I will remember your Mom with her beautiful smile.
    She was always happy to kibbitz at Newport Creamery.
    May she rest in peace.
    Billie and Charles Fischer

  5. Sam & Lillian Mendelowitz
    May 13, 2020

    Our deepest sympathy upon the loss of your dear mother. We remember the good times we shared with both of your parents.
    May her memory be a blessing and may she rest in peace.

  6. Ken and Betty Clark
    May 15, 2020

    To the Kabalkin family

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We have enjoyed

    being Marilyn’s neighbor for over 20 years and are going

    to miss her very much. She was a lovely person and it

    was our pleasure knowing her . Ken and Betty Clark

  7. Enid Koplovsky
    May 15, 2020

    Dear Kabalkin Family,

    The Dinerman family of Cranston, RI would like to extend our deepest sympathies at this time. Marilyn was a dear life time friend of my mother Hilda, as well as her classmate at Hope High School. We were all so fond of her. She attended all our weddings and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. She will surely be missed. Fondly, Dinerman Family

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