Bander, Sydney


Bander, Sydney, 95, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2023 at his home at the Greenwich Farms at Warwick. He was the beloved husband of the late Mildred (Servita) Bander. Born in Providence, a son of Samuel and Sandie (Goldstein) Bander, he had lived in Warwick for seven years, previously living in Boynton Beach, FL.

He owned the former Syd Bander Discount Jewelry Co. and worked for various prime manufacturers in the jewelry industry, retiring in 1993. Sydney was a founding member of Temple Sinai and a member of Touro Fraternal Association.  He enjoyed staying active, playing sports such as tennis, golf, bowling, horseback riding and downhill skiing.  Sydney also enjoyed playing Bridge and other card games with friends.  He was an animal lover as well.

Devoted father of Scott Bander and his wife, Susan, of Naples, FL and Howard Bander of Warwick.  Dear brother of the late Frances Gerstenblatt.  Loving grandfather of Adam and Gregory.

To view the pre-recorded service, please click here.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Road in Warwick.  Shiva will be observed in private. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in his name to the Rhode Island SPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI 02915 via


  1. Beverly Mann-Paris
    Feb 24, 2023

    Dear Scott and Howard and Sandra,
    I am sorry to hear of the passing of a dear friend.
    My condolences go out to the Bander family who I know so well.
    May his memories be a blessing to all who knew him. I will always remember Syd and Milly

  2. sid/judy dogon
    Feb 25, 2023

    so sorry to hear of syd s passing…we were neighbors for many years in Valencia lakes fla…and spent many great times with syd and millie and will live with our special memories….

  3. Marilyn and Bob Moskol
    Feb 26, 2023

    So sorry to learn about your Dad’s passing.

  4. Dennis Perrino/Rita Maher
    Feb 27, 2023

    Scott and Sue,
    Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your Father. You and your family will be in Rita an my prayers.

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