Richard Hochman, 81


CRANSTON, R.I. – Richard A. Hochman died Feb. 1, 2024, at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice. He was the beloved husband of Ann (Zisserson) Hochman for 58 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Hyman and Ethel (Alberts) Hochman, he had lived in Cranston for 58 years. He owned several businesses over the course of his lifetime, retiring in 2009.

Richard was an Army reserve veteran. He attended Bryant College. He coached Little League and men’s softball for 26 years.

He was the devoted father of Debra Sanchez and her husband, Lou, of San Diego, California; and the late Derek Hochman. He was the brother of Arlene Adler, of Narragansett. He was the loving grandfather of Sarah, Rachel and Nathaniel. He was the cherished uncle of several nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

obituary, Richard Hoch, an