Marvin Jacobson, 85


CRANSTON, R.I. – Marvin G. Jacobson died Oct. 16, 2022, at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Arleen (Perler) Jacobson for 62 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph and Etta (Seltzer) Jacobson, he had lived in Cranston, previously living in Providence. He was an office supply sales representative for over 40 years, retiring 20 years ago. Marvin was a member of Touro Fraternal Association, Roosevelt Lodge of the Masons, Temple Sinai and its Brotherhood, and the RI Air National Guard. He was an avid sports fan. He graduated from Bryant College in 1959.

He was the devoted father of David Jacobson and his wife, Hillary, of Framingham, Massachusetts, and Debbie Shapiro and her husband, Todd, of Cranston. He was the loving grandfather of Josh and his fiancée Ann-Marie, Eric, Matthew and Madison.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Sinai or the charity of your choice.

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