Joyce C. Fishbein


Fishbein, Joyce C., 81, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the beloved wife of Stanley Fishbein for 33 years. Born in Bronx, NY, a daughter of the late David and Rose (Brosman) Dallen, she had lived in Rhode Island since 1986, previously living in Florida. She was a registered nurse for 30 years.  Joyce was a graduate of Catonsville Community College and Barry University.  She was a member of Mensa.

Devoted mother of Michelle Johnson and her husband, Charles, of Hendersonville, NC, Ronni Dowd and her partner, Lois Kirby, of Ashville, NC, Terri Abbruzzese and her husband, Michael, of West Coventry, RI, and dear step-mother of Leslie Fishbein and her husband, Thomas Sebestyen, of Lennox, MA and Richard Fishbein and his wife, Roberta, of Saratoga, NY.  Cherished sister of Leslie Bass and her husband, the late Bertram, of Orlando, FL. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Joshua, Michael and Allyson, Arielle, Emma, Zachary and Dana.

Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St. #306, Providence, RI 02906 or RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907.   Shiva will be held at her late residence on Friday and Sunday from 2-5pm.


  1. Marilynn and Michael Romoli
    Sep 3, 2020

    Dear Stan and Family
    So sorry to hear about dear Joyce.
    Always enjoyed visiting Joyce—she always made me laugh—
    She always had a funny story.

  2. Jeff Korecky
    Sep 3, 2020

    Stan and Family,
    So sorry to hear of your loss, sending our prayers.

  3. Judy and Norm Goodman
    Sep 3, 2020

    Our deepest sympathy on your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that she is at peace

  4. Shandelle Kenler
    Sep 3, 2020

    There are no words that can adequately express the loss of Joyce to you, your family, all of us who loved her. Her smile and laughter could light up a room. My love to you all.

  5. Linda and Harvey Feldman
    Sep 4, 2020

    Dear Stanley,
    Harvey and I are so sorry for your loss.
    Please accept our deepest sympathy.
    Cousin Linda

  6. Beverly and Ed Gayer
    Sep 5, 2020

    Dear Stan,
    Both Beverly and my self are saddened to hear of Joyce’s passing.
    We will always be remember her quick wit and the way she always made us feel welcome in her company .
    She will be deeply missed.
    Please except are deepest condolences for your loss .

  7. Judi and Bruce Roth
    Sep 7, 2020

    We were so saddened to hear of Joyce’s passing. We hope you will find solace in all the beautiful memories that you shared.

  8. Laurie Ouellette
    Sep 7, 2020

    Stanley, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved Joyce and how you have cared for her these last difficult years. May you take comfort in the knowledge that she is at peace now.
    Be well, my friend.

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