Morton “Mort” Abowitt


Abowitt, Morton “Mort”, 85, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (Chorney) Abowitt for 59 years. Born in Providence to David and Rebecca (Zwiebelson) Abowitt. Father of two adored daughters and sons-in-law; Lisa and Ron Freeman of West Warwick and Dana and Eric Falk of Providence, and five cherished grandchildren; Justin and Daniel Freeman, Rachel, Audrey and Leah Falk. He was predeceased by his 11 siblings and leaves behind numerous beloved nieces and nephews.  An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mort worked at Hasbro for 23 years. He was a member of Touro Fraternal Association.  Mort enjoyed sailing, golfing, puttering and painting, but most of all, time spent with family.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 12 noon in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Perkins School for the Blind, Perkins Trust, 175 North Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472.  Shiva will be observed at his late residence on Friday from 4-6 p.m.


  1. Robert & Dolores Kotler
    Oct 26, 2017

    We are so saddened to hear of Mort’s passing.

    Dolores & Bob Kotler

  2. John Flanagan
    Oct 26, 2017

    I didn’t work directly with Mort but I knew him well for many years at Hasbro, where I worked also. He was a great guy. My condolences to his family

  3. Norton
    Oct 26, 2017

    So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed meeting with uncle Morty. I will miss him too.

  4. Arline Cusick
    Oct 28, 2017

    Dear Beverly & family,

    My deepest Sympathy on the loss of your loved one.

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