Helene E. Shatz


Shatz, Helene E., 78, died Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Westshore Heath Center. She was the beloved wife of Frank Shatz for 55 years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Edward and Rose (Sacarovitz) Marks, she had lived in Warwick since 1967. She was an administrative assistant at J&W University, Providence for 20 years. Helene was an avid reader.

Devoted mother of Randy Shatz of Narragansett, RI and Michael Shatz of Worcester, MA. Dear sister of Herbert Marks and his wife, Joan, of Cypress, CA and Sheila Kaufman and her husband, Arnold, of Narragansett, RI.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. Shiva will be observed at 6 Lachance Ave., Warwick, Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association – RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St., #306, Providence, RI 02906.


  1. Judith Earle
    Nov 30, 2022

    Randy, I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. Please share my condolences with your father, brother and extended family. May her memory be a blessing to you all.

    • Randy Shatz
      Dec 3, 2022

      Thank You Judy. Much appreciated

  2. Nancie Sionni
    Nov 30, 2022

    My heart is broken for your family, Helene was a wonderful woman.

    • Randy Shatz
      Dec 3, 2022

      Thank You Nancy!

  3. Jeanne M Gecawich
    Dec 1, 2022

    Frank, Randy and Michael. So sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. So many fond memories of living next door to you on Lachance Ave. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

    • Randy Shatz
      Dec 3, 2022

      Thank You Mrs. Gecawich!

  4. David Gecawich
    Dec 1, 2022

    Frank, Randy and Mike and Family, I am so sorry about the passing of your wife and mother. We shared many good times and Mrs. Shatz always took good care of us when we were playing or working together around the neighborhood. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    • Randy Shatz
      Dec 3, 2022

      Thanks David. Appreciate your kind words

    Dec 3, 2022

    Frank and family, my condolences to you and your family on your loss. May she be in your memories.

  6. Steve Einhorn
    Dec 5, 2022

    Mike, Randy and Frank, I am very sorry to hear of Moms Passing. please accept the Einhorn’s condolences.

  7. Anita & Don Kaufman
    Dec 9, 2022

    Dear Frank
    Don & I just learned of Helene’s passing.
    We are deeply saddened. Have known Helene
    Since she & my sister Jeri were best friends
    in school all those years ago.
    Our sincere condolences to you & your sons.
    Anita & Don Kaufman
    8 Oaks Lane
    Boynton Beach ,Fla.

  8. Arline Kushel Cusick
    Dec 17, 2022

    My deepest sympathy to the Shatz, Kaufman & Marks family,
    I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Helene. She was such a sweet person. I group up knowing Helene from the early “50′s” when we all lived in Providence and then Warwick. My condolences on your loss to the whole family.

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