Sydney I. Resnick


Resnick, Sydney I., 94, died Monday, September 21, 2020 at Kent Regency. He was the beloved husband of the late Frances “Pepper” Cohen. Born in Providence, son of the late Max and Sarah Resnick, he had lived in Warwick for 3 years, and was previously a longtime resident of Cranston. He was an attorney at his own practice for over 50 years. Sydney was a WWII Navy veteran. He was a graduate of Hope High School, Brown University and Boston University School of Law.

Devoted father of David Resnick and his wife, Susan, of Cambridge and John Resnick of Wickford. Brother of the late Beatrice Shechtman. Loving grandfather of Caroline and Max Resnick.

Funeral services and Shiva will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Biden/Harris 2020 presidential campaign or charity of your choice.


  1. Bob Mahoney
    Sep 23, 2020

    John. I’m so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  2. Mark Charleson
    Sep 23, 2020

    Dear John and David,

    Very sorry to hear the news of Sydney’s passing. May God and the memories and love you shared comfort you.

  3. Anita & Don Kaufman
    Sep 23, 2020

    So sorry to learn of Sydney’s passing.
    Don & I would like to express our sincere condolences
    to Sydney’s family.
    Anita & Don Kaufman

  4. Jay and Anne Kolyer
    Sep 23, 2020

    John, we extend our sincere condolences regarding your Dad and will donate to the Biden/Harris effort in his honor.

  5. Don
    Sep 23, 2020

    Helene Fuchs and I send our condolences to David and his extended family. May they be comforted among the mourners of Zion.?We are sending a contribution to the Biden-Harris campaign in his memory. May his life be an inspiration and his memory be a blessing.

  6. Kent Shechtman
    Sep 23, 2020

    So sorry for your loss. My wife Melody and I enjoyed his humor.

  7. Elise Gergel
    Sep 24, 2020

    So very sorry about the passing of your beloved dad. My condolences to you, and your family at this difficult time.

  8. Ruth Albert
    Sep 24, 2020

    I live at Tamarisk, where I enjoyed many conversations with Sydney. I did not realize that he was ill, for he never complained.
    Please accept my sincere condnces.

  9. Amy Rice Rosengarden
    Sep 24, 2020

    John and David,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. Please know our thoughts and prayers and with you and your loved ones.

  10. Joseph D’Andrea
    Sep 25, 2020

    I lived at Tamarask for a short time, it was always a joy to stop and talk to Sydney. He was a smart man with a great sense of humor. He is missed by many at Tamarask.

  11. Marc S Weinberg
    Sep 25, 2020

    To the Resnick family

    Sydney was kind, compassionate, smart and a caring attorney. He cared very much about his family, work and integrity. He will be missed. Lori and I send our deepest sympathy to you.

    Marc and Lori Weinberg

  12. Saul Fern
    Sep 25, 2020

    David and John,

    I just read of your Dad’s passing via the internet. I extend my sincere condolences to you and your family. I knew your Dad, your Mother, your Uncle “Salty” and your Cohen grandparents.
    I knew your Mother, her Brother and their parents from my days in the 1950′s when I lived in Boston…..they were very kind to me and were all wonderful people.
    May they all rest in peace.

  13. Shelley Weinberg lynch
    Sep 26, 2020

    So sorry to hear of syds passing hugs to you John and David and family

  14. Barbara Labine & Susan Gershkoff
    Sep 27, 2020

    Dear John and David,

    We have such fond memories of your father, as well as your mother, while all living in Cranston and in our later years. He was a kind and gentle soul, who loved your mother dearly. He will be greatly missed. Love, Barbara & Susan

  15. Claudia Zanni
    Sep 28, 2020

    John and family,

    Very sorry for your loss. You will meet again in heaven

  16. Susanna Benn
    Sep 29, 2020

    Dear David & Family – I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

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