Burton "Sonny" Botvin

BOTVIN, Burton "Sonny" 93, passed away May 13, 2018. He was the husband of the late Carolyn Botvin. Born in Providence, a son of the late Max and Hattie (Sharp) Botvin.

Sonny was a proud WWII Army veteran. He was a longtime automotive dealer at Colonial Motors.

He is survived by his sons, Jim Botvin and his wife Shelley of Warren and Robert Botvin and his wife Jayne of North Kingstown; his grandchildren, Michael and his wife Rayna, Ben, Russell, and Rebecca. He was the father of the late Nanci Botvin and the brother of the late Marilyn Swartz and the late David Botvin.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday May 15th at 11:00 AM at Sugarman-Sinai Memorial Chapel, 458 Hope St., Providence with burial in Lincoln Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Temple Beth El. Shiva will be observed at his late residence on Tuesday from 6-8 PM. For information and condolences,


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Burton "Sonny" Botvin

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May 14, 2018