Sloan Myles Jaffa, 44


CRANSTON, R.I. – Sloan Myles Jaffa died April 20 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, a son of Farrel Jaffa and Linda Diacumski, he was a lifelong resident of Cranston.


Sloan was a graduate of Cranston East High School, Class of ‘91, where he was a soccer star. He worked as an automotive sales manager for 15 years, most recently at Speedcraft Acura in Warwick. Sloan rescued dogs and had an affinity for all animals.

He was the brother of Raquel Jaffa-Kumes and her husband Thomas, of Cranston. He was the uncle of Tatum and Dylan Kumes. He was the nephew of Robert and Lesley Haberman of New York. He was the cousin of Keith, Howard, Harley, Ally, Jack and Charlotte. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to Cranston Animal Shelter, 920 Phenix Ave., Cranston, RI.