Leo Kalin, 85


WEST WARWICK, R.I. – Leo Kalin died April 11 at home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Arlene (Popovsky) Kalin. They were married for 47 years. 

Born in Oak Bluffs, Mass., a son of the late David and Tillie (Cronig) Kalin, he had lived in West Warwick since 1970. 

He was an outside salesman in the floor covering industry for more than 60 years until his retirement in January, 2014. He was a member of Temple Sinai and an avid Red Sox and Celtics fan. 

He was the devoted father of Donna Kaufman of Coventry.  Dear brother of Irvin Kalin of San Antonio, Texas. Loving grandfather of Joshua and Samuel. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., Providence, R.I. 02906 or Hospice VMA, 475 Kilvert St., Warwick, R.I. 02886.