Joseph Schleifer, 51


JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Joseph M. Schleifer passed away on Feb. 13, 2022. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a son of Estelle (Chorney) Schleifer and the late Ernest Schleifer.  He was the devoted father of Samantha Schleifer and Max Schleifer and dear brother of Beverly Goncalves, her husband, Carlos, and their sons, Lyle and Arthur, all of Cranston.  He is survived by his former wife, Ruth Schleifer.  Joseph will be missed by his girlfriend, Deborah Cohen Peckham and extended friends and family. 

He recently moved to Jacksonville. Previously he was a longtime resident of Cranston.  Joseph was a graduate of Cranston East High School, Class of ’88 and attended Northeastern University in Boston and University of Alabama.  Joseph enjoyed golfing and loved spending the day at the beach where he bathed in the sun and walked with his dog, Daisy.  He will be remembered for his great sense of humor. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to Chabad of West Bay, 3871 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886.

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