Marilyn Kabalkin, 89


CRANSTON, R.I. – Marilyn J. Kabalkin died May 9. She was the beloved wife of the late Everett Kabalkin. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Pauline (Locke) Bell, she was a longtime resident of Cranston. She was a graduate of Hope High School in Providence.  Marilyn was an active member of the Yiddish Club at Temple Emanu-El for many years.

She was the devoted mother of Stephen Kabalkin of Warwick; Barry Kabalkin and his wife, Rochelle Gunner, of Bethesda, Maryland; and Cheryl Kabalkin and her husband, Michael Greenstein, of Chappaqua, New York. She was the dear sister of the late Nathan and John Bell. She was the loving grandmother of Margot, Nicole, Emily, Ali, Zachary, Chloe, Brennan and Rylan. She was the cherished great-grandmother of Emery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02115.