Andrew Latzman, 50

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CRANSTON, R.I. – Andrew Neil Latzman died unexpectedly on Nov. 7, 2022. He was the beloved partner of Sue Misto for three years. Born in Manhattan, New York, he was a son of the late Allen and Mona (Nesser) Latzman.

He was raised in New Rochelle, New York, with his brother, Philip. After graduating from New Rochelle High School, he went on to receive a bachelor’s in political science from Binghamton University in 1994. There, he met his lifelong friends, Rick and Mike. Andrew moved to Cranston in 2002 with his young family; he made a point to be a strong and reliable force in the lives of his sons.

Andrew thrived when in nature,, He took immense pride in cultivating his beautiful yard and enjoyed long walks on the beautiful beaches of Rhode Island. He was a fanatic for sports. A diehard and lifelong fan of the Knicks and Jets, he described himself as the best NBA player that never played. His dream of playing for the Knicks was always realized after having a hot-streak pickup game in his driveway with his sons, Samuel and Nathaniel. When he wasn’t working on his game, he served as a coach for his son’s soccer team. He was described as a passionate coach who focused on putting his team at the top. He was a cat lover who tenderly cared for and rescued many cats throughout his lifetime.

Andrew worked for Metrics Lab as a data analyst. He was proud of his work and had reached a point which allowed him to excel in the field of market research and gained notoriety within the company as the best on his team.

He was the devoted father of Samuel and Nathaniel Latzman, both of Cranston. He was the dear brother of Philip and his wife, Jill Latzman, of Scottsdale, Arizona. He was a loving uncle to Marisa and Mitchell Latzman. He was the cherished nephew of Stephen and his wife, Pat Latzman, as well as Carol and her husband, Lee Mizrahi, who became loving parental figures after the loss of Andrew’s parents. He was the valued cousin of Robert, Jonathan, Daniel, Tara, Evan, Kevin and David. He was treasured by so many longtime friends: Rick Adleson, Mike, Kevin Klein, Danny and the Baron family, Mark, Judy and the Denton family, the Gelman family, the Feigenbaum family, Joyce Furfero and others. He was predeceased by his parents, his grandparents and his uncle, Barry.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, 249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 201, Pawtucket 02860 or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 200 Vesey St., 28th Floor, New York City, NY 10281, or the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895.