Lewis Weinstein, 88


CRANSTON, R.I. – Lewis “Lew” Weinstein died July 17 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Raylah (Reitzas) Weinstein. Born in Providence, a son of the late Harry and Florence (Rubien) Weinstein, he had lived at the Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence, previously living in Cranston and Narragansett.

He was owner of Rialto Furniture of Federal Hill for over 50 years, retiring in 2000. Lew served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division, during the Korean War. He was a member of the Mason Roosevelt Lodge.

Lew was the devoted father of Nancy Mills and her husband, David, of Cranston, Steve Weinstein and his wife, Denise, of Cranston, and Bruce Weinstein and his wife, Lynn, of Cranston. He was the brother of Ira Weinstein. Lew was the cherished grandfather of Jamie and her husband, Ken, Allison and her husband, Todd, Daniel and his wife, Sasha, Jonathan and his wife, Bethany, Brian and Jeffrey. He was the loving great-grandfather of Lillian, Colin, Amelia, Ethan and Sidney.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Tamarisk Assisted Living, 3 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886 or Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.

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