Selna Shirley Deitch
May 29, 1929 – June 7, 2019
On June 7th Selna Deitch passed away at the age of 90. Selna was born May 29th, 1929 in Providence to Anne and Irving Konovsky. Selna attended Hope High School and graduated from Brown University. She went on to earn her Masters in Social Work at Boston University and devoted the next 30 years as a Special Education Social Worker for the Providence School Department. Selna and her loving sister Arline spoke every day to check on each other and talk about family. Selna also enjoyed reading and her book club discussions. Over the years, Selna and her husband Perry found time to travel to many national parks. Selna will be lovingly remembered by her children, David Deitch of Long Island, NY, Judy Pozzi of Madison, CT; her daughter-in-law, Eve; son-in-law, Anthony; and her grandchildren, William, Leah, Matthew and Sarah who were her greatest joy. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 11th at 2:00pm at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, 1469 Post Road Warwick, RI.
- Graveside Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019