Evelyn R. (Isserlis) Lowenstein, 94


PORTSMOUTH – Evelyn Lowenstein died June 2. She was the wife of the late Gerhard S. “Gerry” Lowenstein.

Born in Providence on Nov. 21, 1918 to the late David and Elizabeth (Bloomberg) Isserlis, she lived in Fall River, Mass. before moving to Portsmouth.

A talented pianist, she was part of the duo of “Shand and Lowenstein,” on radio in Fall River. An advertising sales executive for radio stations, she served on the Fall River and Massachusetts beautification commissions and was honored at the White House. She developed a method of kinesthetic art to help elderly patients draw and paint.

She is survived by her sons Ronald J. Lowenstein and his wife Ronna of Newport, Elliot I. Lowenstein and his wife Pat of Coral Gables, Fla.; grandchildren Douglas A. and Jonathan S. Lowenstein, Mindy B. Kaufer and Kurt Moss; great-grandchildren Hailey, Jake and Caroline Lowenstein, Max and Sofia Kaufer, and several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Milton Isserlis.

Donations may be made to Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1055 North Main St., Providence RI 02904.