Anne Kay

DATELINE: Providence

Kay, Anne (Factor), 103, of Providence, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Miriam Hospital, Providence.  She was the loving wife of the late Louis Kay, daughter of the late Sol and Tillie (Wenger) Factor, and sister of the late Dr. Joseph Factor.

Born in Boston, MA, Anne received her R.N. degree from the Beth Israel Hospital School of Nursing, a BS degree in nursing education from Boston University, and a Certificate in Public Health Nursing from Simmons College.

She was the long-time and dedicated step-mother of Judith Spindell and mother-in-law of Dr. Edward Spindell.  All three enjoyed many happy and companionable times together.

She leaves her attentive and devoted grandchildren, Julie Corwin, Chaim Cohen and his wife, Michal, Dr. Faith Tobias and her husband, Peter, and Pamela Greiner, and dear great-grandchildren, Yonah, Shira, Mason, and Kaden.

She is survived also by her caring nephew, Sol Factor and his wife, Charlene, and nieces, Eleanor, Sandra, Beverly, Gail, Sharon, and brother-in-law, Eli.

She will be long remembered for her independent spirit, her wit, style, and humor.

Donations may be made to Hadassah or to a charity of choice.

Funeral services and shiva will be private.


  1. Susie
    Aug 19, 2014

    I enjoyed visiting with Mrs. Kaye each month. Our conversations were always fun and interesting. She will be missed!

  2. Beverly Mann
    Aug 20, 2014

    My condolences to the Kay-Factor Family.

    Beverly Mann-Paris

  3. devora
    Jul 27, 2016

    Grandma Anne was a very special lady! I’ll never forget how much she enjoyed my presence and our get-togethers.

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