Sugarman Sinai Memorial Chapel

458 Hope Street, Providence, RI


Hadassah Stein

26 March, 192827 November, 2019

Treasured wife of the late Jerome L. Stein. Educated at Brooklyn College (Classics), the Jewish Theological Seminary (Hebrew Literature), University of Chicago and Yale University (Classics), The Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Sumarian and Akkadian). Hadassah was a lifelong Judaic scholar, and known for her intellectual curiosity, love of Hebrew language and literature, and her incisive wit.

She leaves behind her children Seth (Carol) Stein, Gil Stein (Liz Reistroffer), Ilana (Abraham) Ben-Ze’ev. She was the Savta of Rachel, Abby & Hannah, Jonathan & Leora, and the late David Stein. She was the sister in law of Sam and Sherry Stein. She was predeceased by her siblings Evelyn Greenberg and Mordechai Levow. Hadassah also leaves behind her beloved companion Jodie L. Levasseur and team of dedicated caregivers Annette Rodriguez, Leiza Rodriguez, Corina Garcia, Phylicia Anderson, Jenny Traskauskas and Jatna Jerez.

Funeral will be on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 12:30 PM at Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Ave, Providence with burial at Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Rd, Warwick. Shiva will be Sunday- Tuesday 2-4pm and 7-9pm at her home with Minyan at 7pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Temple Emanu-El, a food bank, or the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Friday, 29 November , 2019
  • Burial Friday, 29 November , 2019


Hadassah Stein

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Rochelle Anixt Gold

28 November 2019

Dear Ilana, Abraham and Family,
May your dear, vital, intelligent mother and grandmother guide you throughout your lives and be a blessing.
Rochelle, Robert, and Barnet Gold