Paul Samdperil


CRANSTON, R.I. – Paul E. Samdperil died Dec. 1 at home. Born and raised in Providence, the son of the late Albert and Edwyna (Cohen) Samdperil, he was a longtime resident of Cranston. Paul was the former owner of Signature Builders, and a graduate of Providence Country Day school and Boston University. 

He leaves behind his beloved partner in life, Jacqueline Maxwell. Paul was the dear brother of Lynda Samdperil of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, and Fredda Korber and her husband, Michael, of Barrington. He was the cherished uncle of Maurice Dressler and his wife, Abigail, and Allison Dressler Kramer and her husband, Glenn. He was the adored great-uncle of Charlotte and Theodore Dressler and Talia, Edward (deceased), Louisa and Rae Kramer. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. 

Jason Siegel, DMD, 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jason Charles Siegel, DMD, died on Nov. 30. Born Oct. 1, 1923 to Harry and Flora (Soforenko) Siegel, Jason attended Nathan Bishop Junior High, Hope High School, University of Rhode Island and Tufts Dental School.

After service overseas with the US Navy during WWII, he returned to Providence to open a dental practice, retiring in 2008 after 65 years of practice and several generations of patients. Jason was a past president and first honorary lifetime member of the Brotherhood of Temple Beth-El.  

Jason is survived by his beloved wife, Tovia (Mancoll), and his daughters Sarah (Paul Stein) and Rachel (Irwin Gelber). He was a wonderful son, husband and father. He was incomparable, and he will be missed. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to The Library Fund of Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence RI 02906.