Minnie Kurtzer, 97


WARWICK, R.I. – Minnie Kurtzer died March 18 at Sunny View Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Morris Kurtzer. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah (Oldstone) Strauss, she had lived in Warwick for 24 years, previously living in Providence. She worked as a consumer interviewer and was a familiar figure in the mall or Newport Creamery where she often dined on her favorite hotdogs.

She was the devoted mother of Sharon Kurtzer of Warwick and the late Ellen Kurtzer-White. She was the dear sister of the late Charles, Bessie, Bertha, Jessie, Lillian and Harriet.  She was the loving grandmother of Hannah, Dena, Mirah and the late Elijah. She was the cherished great grandmother of Eli.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Louis & Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry, 1165 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.