Richard Fierstein, 86


WILTON, CONN. – Richard William “Dick” Fierstein, of Wilton, passed away on April 17, 2022, at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut.

Dick was born in Providence to Lester and Belle (Cohn) Fierstein on April 24, 1935. He went to Hope High School in Providence and graduated in 1953. He went on to earn a degree in Business Administration from Boston University. Dick worked in sales, first in fashion, and eventually owned an art company. He enjoyed cooking, making art, volunteering, spending time with his family, and making people laugh.

Dick is survived by his loving wife Alice (Silverstein), of Wilton, to whom he was married for 62 years, his son Charlie (Debra) of Essex, England, his daughter Bonni (Dan) of Norwalk, Connecticut, and granddaughters Cassandra, Amber and Roxy. He was predeceased by his parents.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Wilton Meadows and Norwalk Hospital for their wonderful care.

Memorial donations may be made to Temple Sinai, 458 Lakeside Dr. Stamford, CT 06903.