Alan Friedman, 66


WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – Alan Robert Friedman, of Breakers West in West Palm Beach, passed away on Sept. 4. Formerly of Rhode Island, he and his wife, Carol, relocated to Florida in 2016. In addition to his beloved wife Carol, Alan was the devoted father and father-in-law of Lauren and Richard Koblick, Allison and Ian Horowitz and loving grandfather of Madison and Dylan Koblick. He was the loving son of Murray Friedman and the late Shirley Friedman, brother of Brian (Bobbie) Friedman and Gary Friedman, son-in-law of Phyllis Goldberg and the late Dr. Norman Goldberg, and brother-in-law Jeffrey Goldberg.

Alan was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, and in Rhode Island was vice president of a family-owned business with locations in Providence, Warwick and Seekonk. An avid sports fan, Alan enthusiastically supported his Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots teams. Alan was a member of Temple Beth-El for over 40 years. He was a selfless man, always caring for everyone else before himself.

Contributions in Alan’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284,, or the American Cancer Society, 621 Clearwater Park Rd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401,, or Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave. Providence, RI 02906.

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