Fay Rita Steinberg

September 28, 1923December 17, 2012

STEINBERG, FAY RITA (FERESTIEN), 89, of Providence, formerly of West Haven, CT died, Monday, December 17, 2012 at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI.  She was the loving wife of the late Robert Steinberg.  She was born in Foxboro, MA, a daughter of Edward and Gertrude (Yero) Steinberg.   Mrs. Steinberg was a Medical Insurance Specialist for 30 years before retiring in 1994.  She was a member of Hadassah and B’nai Brith.   She is survived by her sons, Neil Steinberg and his wife Genie Shao of Pawtucket and Mark Steinberg of Branford, CT; her brothers, Alan and Robert Ferestien grandchildren, Jason, Eric, Megan and John; and several nieces and nephews.   Her funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2012 in Sugarman-Sinai Memorial Chapel, 458 Hope St., Providence.  Burial will be in Sharon Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI 02906 or to the charity of your choice.  Shiva will be observed on Tuesday at Epoch, 1 Butler Ave. from 6-8pm and Wednesday from 6-8pm at the home of Neil Steinberg and Genie Shao. 


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Fay Rita Steinberg

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April 3, 2013

Mark & Family,

I was so surprised to hear of your Mother's passing. What a lovely, warm woman she was. It was always so wonderful to sit and talk with her at family gatherings.

Mary & Amanda

Abby Isenberg Sorrell

December 23, 2012

Mark, Neil, and Genie and all the grandkids. I was so sad to hear of Fay's passing. I was always acutely aware of how welcome your mom always made me feel when the family visited your home. So many other kindnesses. Her memory is for a blessing. The connections remain forever in our hearts. Big hugs, miss you all. Abby

December 22, 2012

I will miss seeing Fay at our excercise class, 3 times per week. With deepest sympathy, Charlotte I. Penn

December 19, 2012

Neil and Genie, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Thinking of you.
Diana and Larry

Linda Wasserman

December 19, 2012

My sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother.

Marilyn Lynch

December 19, 2012

So sorry Neil and Mark. Such a wonderful person with a great heart. RIP Fay with Bob and Sid. -Marilyn Kalison Lynch

December 18, 2012

Neil;We were truly sorrow to learn of your loss.With deep sympathy, Lois and George

Susan Borger

December 18, 2012

Mark & Family, so sorry for your loss my friend. I know how it feels unfortunately. Hang in there and let me know if I can do anything to help you. Prayers for your sweet Mom...I didn't know she was also a "Rita" Mom's middle name also Rita, but everyone called her by that name.

Dave and Pat Farley

December 18, 2012

Neil and Genie,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Talk to you soon.

Elaine Hoffman

December 18, 2012

Your mother will be missed...a lovely, sweet woman..sincere condolences