Carol Idlis, 84


CRANSTON, R.I. – Carol A. Idlis died April 21 at St. Elizabeth Home. She was the wife of the late George Idlis for 50 years and best friend of Marshall I. Silverman, of Worcester, Massachusetts. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Bennett and Frances (Berkowitz) Siegal, she had lived in Cranston for 48 years, previously living in Massachusetts.


She taught preschool at the Cranston YMCA for almost 30 years. Carol was a life member of Hadassah and Jewish Healthcare of Worcester. She was the mother of Michael Idlis of Jupiter, Florida, Bonnie Arky and her husband, Steve, of Acton, Massachusetts, and Amy Misbin and her husband, Barry, of Cranston. She was the sister of Sylvia Kahn of Midlothian, Virginia, and grandmother of Ben and his wife, Zehava, Matthew and his wife, Kelly, Jesse, Aaron, and Sophie. She was the great-grandmother of Mendel.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Spondylitis Association of America, 16360 Roscoe Blvd. Suite 100, Van Nuys, California, 91406 or the charity of your choice.