Joseph M. Winkleman, 69


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Joseph M. Winkleman., 69 died Nov. 3. He was the husband of Roberta (Zeltzer) Winkleman; they were married for 40 years. He was born in Providence, a son of the late Charles and Jennett (Wainer) Winkleman. 

Joseph was a graduate of Classical High School and George Washington University. 

He was the owner of Winkleman Travel in Cranston for more than 30 years. 

Joseph was a faithful member of Touro Fraternal and Congregation Beth Sholom, a former member of the Masons and Shriners, and was a Cub Scout Master of Pack 104. He was a past president of the Rhode Island Vaad. 

He was a big sports fan and followed the Providence Bruins, Pawtucket Red Sox, and 4 Boston teams. 

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children Dov Winkleman, Freda Ronkin (Daniel), Abby Cohen (Reuven), Ari Winkleman (Kelly) and Charles Winkleman; brother Henry Winkleman and sister-in-law Arlene; grandchildren Atira, Maor, and Naava Baer and Binyamin, Yaakov, Tehilla, Shmuel, and Ayelet Cohen, and more than a dozen nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. 

Contributions in his memory may be made the National Kidney Foundation,, Congregation Beth Sholom, or any charity of your choice.