NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bernice F. Salzberg, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully Feb. 2, 2023. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Hassan and Ida Hassan and sister of the late Eleanor Torun, Louise Condon, of Needham, Massachusetts, and Robert Hassan, of North Smithfield. Her husband, Richard Salzberg, predeceased her in 1993.
Bernice’s career in real estate in northern Rhode Island spanned over 50 years. She was past president of both the local Woonsocket chapter and State Board of Realtors. She was the founder and owner of her own real estate brokerage firm, which is still today family operated. Bernice was very active in many community affairs in northern Rhode Island.
She is survived by her three children, Sylvia Spitalnick, of Rye, New York, Bernerd Salzberg and spouse, Margy, of Solana Beach, California, and Marilyn Bennett and spouse, Doug, of North Smithfield; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.