Marion Finklestein, 91


CRANSTON, R.I. – Marion Finklestein died June 21 at Steere House. She was the beloved wife of the late Philip Finklestein. Born in Buffalo, New York, a daughter of the late Harry and Rose (Kaminsky) Seigal, she had lived in Cranston for over 25 years, previously living in Warwick.

She was a bridal consultant at the former Bride’s Showcase in Warwick for 18 years, retiring in 1985. Marion enjoyed playing mahjong, bingo, and cheating at Rummy Q, but her favorite activity was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was the loving mother of David Stein and his wife, Kathy, of Bethel Island, California, and Beth Canaan and her husband, Nathan, of Cranston. She was the dear sister of the late Harry Richards, Max Labois and Helen Feldman. She was the devoted grandmother of Justin, Kara, Katy, Adam and Michael. She was the cherished great-grandmother of Jacob Jaxson, Ryan Jade and Hunter Philip.

Contributions in memory of her beloved husband may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., #306, Providence, RI 02906.