Sidney Goldsmith


BAL HARBOUR, Fla. – Sidney Goldsmith died Sept. 13. He was the husband of Marilyn Goldsmith. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Milton and (Cora) Goldsmith.

He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Wasp and then in Guam. He was the president of Wm. M. Jette Company for 50 years and was known for his many innovative products, which were sold worldwide.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons Ronald and his wife Barbara of Cranston and Charles (Chuck) of Long Beach, Calif., his granddaughters Jade and Dakota Goldsmith and Amber Grander and her husband Josh and his great-grandson Brayton of Victorville, Calif.

He is also survived by his sisters Betsy Yetra and Estelle Fradin and his brother Howard and wife Sharon, all of Cranston, his four stepchildren and many nephews and nieces.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Ronald and Barbara Goldsmith, 80 East Hill Drive, Cranston on Sunday, Sept. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.