Lola (Cohen) Schwartz, 83


PROVIDENCE – Lola Schwartz died Aug. 16. She was the wife of Irving Schwartz.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of the late Moe and Sadie (Prinz) Cohen, she had been a resident of Providence since 1955. She was the former executive director of the Jewish Community Center of Rhode Island and a member of Temple Beth-El.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her children Peter Schwartz and his wife Linda of Bedford, N.H. and Erna Schwartz Place and her husband Bob of Needham, Mass.; and her grandchildren Ian Michael, Colin, Skyler, Camden and Chelsea.

Contributions may be made to the Jewish Community Center of Rhode Island, 401 Elmgrove Ave., Providence, RI 02906.