Melvyn Blake, 81

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NARRAGANSETT – Melvyn Blake passed away May 23. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Pincsak) Blake; they were happily married for 56 years. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, he was a son of the late Alan and Beatrice (Posternak) Blake.

Mel had many passions in his life, was intensely dedicated to his family and friends, and was active in many philanthropic, educational and social organizations. He cared greatly and touched the lives of countless people.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his twin daughters Jane Cramer and her husband, Darryl, and Sarah Klayman and her husband, Jeffrey; four loving grandchildren, Ethan and Collin Cramer and Savannah and Haley Horton; brother Frank Blake; and sister Madeline Blake.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence, RI 02906.