Gerald Moverman, 96


WARWICK, R.I. – Gerald Moverman died May 3 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston. He was the beloved husband of Mildred (Zelman) Moverman for 67 years. Born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of the late Samuel and Rose (Kutzenco) Moverman, he had lived in Warwick since 1952. 

He taught psychology at Boston University and the Community College of Rhode Island. He and his wife owned and operated The Rainbow Store in downtown Providence for many years. Gerald was a decorated WW II Army veteran, serving overseas, including in the Battle of the Bulge. 

He was a lover of nature. He was a lifelong learner, and spoke several languages; he was a symphony and opera aficionado. His talent for making people laugh endeared him to all. 

He was the father of Paul Moverman of Milford, New Hampshire, Robert Moverman and his wife, Barbara, of North Andover, Massachusetts, David Moverman and his wife, Hagit, of North Easton, Massachusetts, and Judy Moverman of Reston, Virginia. He was the brother of the late Jean Jaffa, Mollie Blumenthal, Estelle Friedman, Shirley Dauer, Evelyn Finger, and Phyllis Salk. He was the grandfather of Rebecca Moverman (Peggy), Carla Sato (Hiro), Hannah Moverman, Sadie Moverman, Michael Moverman, Sharone Moverman and Daniel Moverman. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to the World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037 or your favorite charity.