Brill, Florette M.

DATELINE: Cranston

Brill, Florette M., 93, died Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at Steere House, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Marvin Brill. Born in Ottawa, Canada, a daughter of the late Lazar and Ruth (Silver) Molot, she had lived in Cranston since 1955, previously living in East Greenwich. She was the librarian at Alperin-Schechter School and Temple Israel. Florette was a life member of Hadassah and a member of Miriam Hospital Women’s Aux. She earned her Bachelors Degree from Syracuse University in 1951 and her Masters Degree from URI in 1972. She loved theatre and music.

Devoted mother of Elissa Winter and her husband, Michael, of White Plains, NY, Kevin Brill of Newton, MA, and Carrie Levine and her husband, Marc, of Cranston. Dear sister of Marilyn Goldsmith of Bal Harbor, FL. Loving grandmother of Jordan, Malcolm and his wife, Aislinn, Travis, Zachary and his partner, Alie, Griffin and his partner, Raena, and Connor. The family would like to thank Florette’s caregivers at Steere House.

Funeral services and shiva will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Steere House, 100 Borden St., Providence, RI 02903 or Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd., Cranston, RI 02920.



  1. Joan & Steve Levitt
    Jul 20, 2023

    Our condolences to the Brill family.

  2. Harlan and Rise’ Siegel
    Aug 2, 2023

    So sorry for your family. She was a very sweet woman.

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