Milton H. Bronstein, 101


EAST GREENWICH, R.I. – Milton H. Bronstein died Sept. 6 at the St. Elizabeth Green House Homes. He was the husband of the late Claire (Spivack) Bronstein.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Samuel and Ida (Kaufman) Bronstein, he had lived in East Greenwich, previously living in Warwick, Cranston and Providence. He was a fiscal agent for the Department of MHRH (BHDDH) for 30 years, retiring in 1984. Milton was a board member and former president of the MHRH Retirement Association. He was a First Sergeant WWII Army Air Force veteran, serving with the 8th Air Force in England.

Milton was the first president of Council 94 AFSCME and former president and vice president of the Retirees of Council 94 AFSCME. He was awarded the John H. Slavin Award from Council 94. He was on the board of directors and former chairman of Rhode Island Credit Union, a member and board member of Touro Fraternal Association and member of the RI Labor History Society. He was an officer of the Democratic State Committee. During the 1992 U.S. presidential election for former President Bill Clinton, Milton was one of the four electors from Rhode Island. He was an honorary chairman for the Democratic City & Town Chairs and received numerous citations from the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives.

He was the father of Harvey Bronstein and his wife, Leni, of Arlington, Virginia, Andrew Bronstein and his wife, Linda, of Leland, North Carolina, and Cynthia Davis and her husband, Jeffrey, of West Warwick. He was the grandfather of Evan, Melanie, Jacob, Madeline, Adam, Max and Daniel. He was the great-grandfather of Adrianna, Lucia, Aiden and Emma.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Shabbat Chai, c/o Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Ave., Providence, RI 02906; Hope Hospice of RI 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904; St. Elizabeth Green House Homes, 2364 Post Road, Ste., 100, Warwick, RI 02886; or your favorite charity. 

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