Gladys Kaplan, 80


CRANSTON – Gladys Kaplan died Wednesday, December 4, at Cherry Hill Manor, Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerome Kaplan. Born in Fall River, Mass., a daughter of the late Louis and Pauline (Cohen) Grossman, she had lived in Cranston since 1961. She was the meal site coordinator for Jewish Family Service. She was a member of Temple Sinai and past president of its Sisterhood.

She was the mother of Paula Kaplan of St. Paul, Minn., Steven Kaplan and his wife Gail, Lisa Horovitz, and Benjamin Kaplan and his wife Rachel, all of Cranston. She was the sister of Judith Bilsky of Tiverton, Renee Lipson of Fall River, Mass., and grandmother of Matthew, Jacob, Joshua and Madelyn. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 6, at 10:00 a.m. at Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen Ave., Cranston. Shiva will be observed at her late residence, 27 Hollins Drive, Cranston, Sunday 2:00 p.m.-4:00p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Contributions may be made to Temple Sinai.