Sruel Oelbaum, 86


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sruel M. Oelbaum died Aug. 26, 2022, at Roger Williams Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis Oelbaum for 55 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Henry and Clara (Rubin) Oelbaum, he was a lifelong resident of Providence. He was a pharmacist and owner of the former Hall’s Drug Store, retiring over 15 years ago. Sruel was a member of Temple Emanu-El and was active with their minyan. He was also a member of the Jewish War Veterans.

He was the devoted father of Shelley, Douglas, Michael and Ralph Oelbaum, all of Providence. He was the dear brother of the late Dorothy Klein. He was the loving zadye of Miles, Jameson and Sarah. He the cherished companion of his dog, Brutus.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Ave., Providence, RI 02906 or to the charity of your choice.

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