Sloane, Leon H.


 Sloane, Leon H., 95, surrounded by his family, died on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Newman) Sloane. Born in Providence, a son of (the late) Theodore and Jeanette (Kaplan) Sloane, he had lived in Pawtucket, Narragansett & Florida, before moving to Cranston in 2021. He was the co-owner of Sloane Furniture, alongside his brother and father, for many years. Leon was a member of Binai Birth and of Touro Fraternal Association.

Devoted father of Richard Sloane, Susan Sugerman and her husband Michael. Dear brother of the late David Sloane and brother in law to Joan Sloane. Loving grandfather of Jonathan & Amelia, Jared, Jennifer & Ross, Joshua, Zahar and Yitzhak. Cherished great grandfather of: Alexa, Zachary, Riley, Tatum and Cole. Loving Uncle to Deborah Nye, Tracy Maggio, Penny Andler, Robin Nozick, Eileen Rose & Betsy Delsanto.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 26 at 10:30 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. Shiva will be observed at his late residence at 32 Hollyhock Dr., Cranston on Tuesday, March 26, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Wednesday, March 27, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Thursday, March 28, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.; and Friday, March 29 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to VNA Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886 or the Jewish Collaborative Services, (Kosher) Meals on Wheels, 1165 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904

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    Mar 25, 2024

    Dear Susan and family,

    So sorry to read of your father’s passing. I hope treasured memories bring some comfort and peace during this difficult time.
    His memory is forever a blessing.

  2. Wendy Breene
    Mar 26, 2024

    Susan and family,
    I am so sorry to hear that your dear father passed away. Sending my condolences.

  3. Ellen Gourse
    Mar 26, 2024


    I am sorry for your loss. May your memories help during this difficult time.

    Ellen Gourse

  4. Chana (Gibber) Twersky
    Mar 26, 2024

    Dear Mrs. Sugarman,

    I was very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. May the Omnipresent comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. We are thinking of you during this difficult time.


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