Hope Davidson, 88


WARWICK, R.I. – Hope S. (Fradin) Davidson, of Warwick and formerly of Providence, passed away Feb. 20, 2023, at Kent County Hospital.

Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Hyman and Dorothy (Bernstein) Fradin, she was a lifelong resident of the area.

Hope was a graduate of the Lincoln School for Girls and attended Boston University. An avid and very skilled gardener, Hope enjoyed interior decorating and was well known for having a great sense of fashion. Her many admirers noted her sharp wit and intelligence no matter the topic. She was a long-time member of Temple Beth-El in Providence.

Survivors include: her loving daughter Deborah Davidson of Washington, DC; granddaughter, Alexandra Adams; nephew, Charles S. Fradin, niece, Marjorie Diaco and many lifelong friends. She was predeceased by her brother Paul Fradin and his wife, Janet (Saklad); and Deborah’s partner Dennis Buki. Other survivors include a great-niece, Lillian Fradin, great-nephew, Michael Fradin, their mother Elizabeth Fradin and Dennis Buki’s daughter Alison and son Chris.

Contributions may be made to Jewish Collaborative Services, 1165 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

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