Arthur Cain, 83


NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. – Arthur Cain died Nov. 21. He was the husband of Marsha (Antonoff) Cain for 58 years. Born in Bronx, New York, a son of the late Herman and Faye (Aronowitz) Cohen, he had lived in North Kingstown for 18 years, previously living in East Greenwich and Cincinnati, Ohio. 

He was the father of Robert and his wife, Suki, of Los Angeles, California, Michael and his wife, Peggy, of Salem, New Hampshire, and Jonathan and his wife, Valerie, of Norwood, Massachusetts. He was the brother of Irene Strauss of Florida and Dorothy Ukeiley of New Jersey. He was the grandfather of Joshua, Zoë, Cameron, Jackson, Ryan and Charlotte. 

An Army National Guard veteran, Arthur was the chief operating officer of Danecraft, Victoria Creations and John Medeiros Jewelry Companies, retiring in 2017. Arthur was a man of considerable talents and interests. He was one of the founders of the East Greenwich Soccer League and was a well-loved youth soccer coach for many years. He also enjoyed acting and appeared in productions with Academy Players (East Greenwich) and the Players at Barker Playhouse (Providence). Among his many passions, Arthur’s favorite thing to do was to spend time with his beloved grandchildren. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.