Edith Weisman

Dateline: CRANSTON

Weisman, Edith, passed away on January 13, 2016 at Steere House Nursing Center, Providence. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Abraham and Bertha (Lazarson) Sholovitz.  Edith lived in Cranston for over 50 years.  She was the beloved wife of the late Samuel Weisman. She was a Clerk Stenographer for the State of RI, previously working as a teacher’s assistant in Cranston, and retiring in 1991. Edith was a member of Hadassah and former member of Temple Sinai and its Sisterhood. Devoted mother of Jerold Weisman of Cranston and Deborah Tanguay of East Greenwich. Dear sister of the late Mary Posner-Lohn, Harry, Herman, Max and George Sholovitz. Loving grandmother of Melissa. Cherished great-grandmother of Alexzander and Jaxon. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Steere House, 100 Borden St., Providence, RI 02903 or Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.  Shiva will be observed at Sheraton Airport Hotel, 1850 Post Rd., Warwick, Friday 12-4 p.m.


  1. Lisa & David Malin
    Jan 14, 2016

    Jerry, Debbie & Melissa,
    So very sorry to hear this sad news. The dedication you had for her all these years was very special. She was very lucky to have you.
    Our hearts are with you.
    Lisa, David & Jenny

  2. tina fain
    Jan 15, 2016

    debbie and melissa

    so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother and grandmother. you were such a devoted daughter to her and your dad. may the memories you have help you through this difficult time

  3. Indu
    Jan 16, 2016

    Edith, I just wanted to let you know what an honor and privledge is was to serve you at SteereHouse. You were a joy. You will be missed, xoxo ….Indu

  4. Margaret Wintle
    Jan 23, 2016

    Heaven has a new Angel!.

    Edith was a wonderful lady, I so enjoyed visiting her at Steere House. I will miss her beautiful smile & twinkling eye’s.
    I consider it an honor that Edith was my friend.
    Margaret .

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