WARWICK, R.I. – Nathan Lury died June 1 at Elmhurst Healthcare Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Martha (Gold) Lury. Born in Providence, a son of the late Morris and Ida (Epstein) Lury, he had lived in Warwick, previously living in Cranston and Providence. Nate leaves behind his children, Steven Lury (Michele) of Jupiter, Florida, and Gail Lury Wax (Dr. Frederick Wax) of Boynton Beach, Florida, and Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was the loving pepe to Morgan, who was the brightest light of his life.
Nate was a WWII Army veteran, serving in European Theater. He was a salesman at My Bread Baking Co./Sunbeam Bread in Warwick for 33 years, retiring in 1989. After retirement, Nate worked part time for Shalom Memorial Chapel.
He was a former member and past board member of Temple Beth Shalom and Temple Torat Yisrael. He was also a member of JWV, Post 23 and My Bread Salesman Retirees Club.
Nate was a member of Touro Fraternal Association for over 50 years, serving on the board of directors and held several committee chair positions. He was dedicated to the organization and his fellow brothers, spending many hours each week working for the association. He was an integral member in all aspects and will be greatly missed.
Contributions in his memory may be made to HopeHealth Hospice, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or Touro Education Fund, PO Box 3562, Cranston, RI 02910.