Richard Factor, 66


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Richard (Max) Factor passed away suddenly on Nov. 5. A lifelong resident of Providence, he attended the University of Rhode Island and the Culinary Institute of America. He worked at a number of leading restaurants as a chef and maître d'. He continued his career at the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, retiring in 2018.

He was born on May 16, 1953, to Sylvia and Sidney Factor. Richard is survived by his sisters, Maxine Kingsbury and Judith Factor; brother-in-law, Robert Wechsler; and his beloved nephews and niece, Alex Kingsbury, Adam Wechsler and Diana Wechsler. He will be deeply missed by all, including the Page, Surdenand Goldman families.

Memorial gifts may be made to Friends of Karen. 

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