Alfred Factor, 88


CRANSTON, R.I. – Alfred Factor died Aug. 15 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Presel) Factor for 63 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Benjamin and Jenny (Singer) Factor, he had lived in Cranston for 60 years, previously living in Providence.

He was a lawyer and former president of Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum for 51 years, retiring in 2008. Alfred was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and Boston University School of Law, where he was on the Law Review.  He was a member of the former Rhode Island Jewish Fraternal Association, a member and former president of the Rhode Island Board of Bar Examiners and member of the Committee of Character and Fitness.

He was the devoted father of Jeffrey Factor, M.D., and his wife, Susan, of Avon, Connecticut, and Robyn and her husband, William Forte, of Cranston.  He was the dear brother of the late Eleanor Zettel. He was the loving grandfather of Rebecca, Alyssa, Lauren and Jaime.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.  

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