Leon Sloane, 95


CRANSTON, R.I. – Leon H. Sloane, surrounded by his family, died on March 23, 2024, at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Newman) Sloane. Born in Providence, a son of (the late) Theodore and Jeanette (Kaplan) Sloane, he had lived in Pawtucket, Narragansett and Florida, before moving to Cranston in 2021. He was the co-owner of Sloane Furniture, alongside his brother and father, for many years. Leon was a member of B’nai Birth and of Touro Fraternal Association.

He was the devoted father of Richard Sloane, Susan Sugerman and her husband, Michael. He was the dear brother of the late David Sloane and brother-in-law of Joan Sloane. He was the loving grandfather of Jonathan, Jared, Jennifer, Joshua, Zahar and Yitzhak. He was the cherished great-grandfather of: Alexa, Zachary, Riley, Tatum and Cole. He was a loving uncle to Deborah Nye, Tracy Maggio, Penny Andler, Robin Nozick, Eileen Rose and Betsy Delsanto.

Contributions may be made to VNA Care New England or Kosher Meals on Wheels.

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