Naomi Gitman

DATELINE: Providence

Gitman, Naomi, 91, of Epoch, 1 Butler Ave., died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. Born in Worcester, MA, a daughter of the late Isadore and Annie (Osterman) Nesvest, she was a lifelong Providence resident. Naomi was the Secretary to the Director of the former South Providence JCC, Personnel Officer for the State of RI, and Secretary to the Chief Personnel Officer of Social & Rehabilitative Services Department in Cranston. Upon retiring, she became Manager of the RI Hemophilia Foundation. Naomi was a frequent contributor to “Letters to the Editor” of the Providence Journal. Devoted mother of Brenda Bedrick and her husband Gerry of East Greenwich, Marcia Summers and her husband Eugene of Newton, MA and Joyce Robinson and her husband Russell of Providence. Loving grandmother of Amy and Charles Kantor, David and Jody Bedrick, P. Tyler Summers and Paige Robinson. Adored great grandmother of Abby and Lindsay.  At the family’s request, funeral services will be private. Shiva will be observed at the home of Joyce and Russell Robinson, 264 Irving Ave., Providence, Thursday 6-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave., Providence, RI 02906 or Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904. Arrangements by SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Cranston.

1 Comment

  1. Nancy Salk-Coughlan
    May 7, 2014

    My sincere sympathy for you and your family on the passing of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time………Nancy

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