Evelyn R. Zuckerman, 72


BARRINGTON, N.H. – Evelyn R. (Cannavo) Zuckerman

of  Barrington, New Hampshire, died  Nov. 10 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Providence to the late Peter John and Rose (Defusco) Cannavo. 

She was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School before going to work for Benny’s. She helped build her husband’s business, Brewster Hill Nursery, and eventually left Benny’s to devote her time to the business and to her family. She was a past president of B’nai B’rith Women and the Rhode Island Club of Pinellas County. She spent much of her time volunteering for organizations, helping to enhance the lives of others. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Zuckerman, and her brothers, Peter John Cannavo Jr. and Ramon Cannavo. 

Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Lisa Titus and her husband, Todd, of Barrington, New Hampshire, and Laura McCollum and her husband, Robert, of Florida. Her grandchildren, Benjamin Titus, Joshua Zuckerman, Robin McCollum and her great-granddaughter, Arielle Zuckerman. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and dear friends both in Rhode Island and Florida.  

Donations in her memory may be made to Rhode Island Jewish Museum 24 Douglas Ave.  Providence, RI 02908.