PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sylvia D. Zalkind, 100, passed away Jan. 19. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles S. Zalkind and her first husband, the late Irving Kaplan. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Meyer and Anna (Yogel) Goldman.
She had beautiful taste, always dressed elegantly and lived life to its fullest. Sylvia was a life master duplicate bridge player; it was her first passion. Also passionate about golf, she was a lifelong member of Ledgemont Country Club. She was a devoted mother to her daughters and they to her.
She is survived by her daughters Susan Zalkind (the late Paul Adams Hawkins), Deborah Z. Semine (Dr. Chris), Batsheva Drori (Rabbi Reuven); 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren (and counting). She was the sister of the late Sidney and Seymour Goldman.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.