Irwin Covinsky


Covinsky, Irwin, 83, of Delray Beach, FL, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Sunny View Nursing Home, Warwick. He was the beloved husband of Gloria (Shatz) Covinsky. Born in Providence, a son of the late Louis and Rose (Weinberg) Covinsky, he had lived in Delray Beach and Narragansett. He was an Air Force veteran serving in the Korean Conflict in the 102nd AC & W Squadron.  Irwin was a member of Jewish War Veterans Post #23, Redwood Lodge of the Masons and a life member of Providence Hebrew Free Loan Association. Devoted father of Hope Schachter of Rumford, Robin Porter of Narragansett and the late Debra Covinsky. Dear brother of Adele Snyder of Dallas, TX. Loving grandfather of Sabra, Joshua, Lacey and Scott. Cherished great grandfather of Jordan. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Parkinson’s Association. Shiva will be observed at 10 Brandywine Lane, Narragansett, Thursday 7-9, Friday 2-4, Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. For online condolences, visit


  1. Herma & Sid
    Oct 30, 2014

    Dear Gloria & family: Our thoughts are with all of you. Sorry we are not there with you.
    Herma & Sid

  2. shirley and carl karp
    Oct 30, 2014

    gloria and family our condolences to you and your family our thoughts are with you at this time

  3. Margie (Kessler) Busby
    Oct 30, 2014

    Gloria and Family, so very sorry to hear of your husband Irwin passing. I remember him coming into my dad’s restaurant for breakfast with the guys all the time. I’m sure he will be missed by a lot of people. RIP

  4. Sanford and Joyce Miller
    Oct 30, 2014

    Dear Gloria and Family,
    We were sorry to read of your sad loss.

  5. Jackie Mattera
    Oct 31, 2014

    Gloria, Robin and Hopie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Jackie

  6. Billy Feldman
    Nov 14, 2014

    Dear Robin and Family,

    I was very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. My sincere condolences to you and your entire family.

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