BERKOWITZ, NORMAN, DR., 84, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012. He was the loving husband of Ruth (Korn) Berkowitz to whom he was married for 55 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Robert and Bessie (Horvitz) Berkowitz.
Dr. Berkowitz was a graduate of Providence College and the University of St. Louis Dental School, practicing dentistry for 48 years until his retirement in 2006. He was an Army Air Corp Veteran of WWII, serving in Guam. Dr. Berkowitz was a member of the RI Dental Society and Temple Emanu-El, and was an avid golfer.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Gary and his wife Andrea of Barrington, RI, Leonard and his wife Sheryl of Easton, MA, Alan and his wife Carolyn of Burke, VA and Eric and his wife Jill of Parkland, FL and grandchildren, Ian, Bram, Ari, Jenna, Kyle, Leslie, Joshua, Nina and Reid. He was the brother of the late Morton Berkowitz.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 10:00AM in the Sugarman-Sinai Memorial Chapel, 458 Hope St., Providence with burial in Lincoln Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the RI Kosher Food Bank, Shiva will be observed at his late residence, Fri following interment, Sat. 7-9 and Sun 2-4 and 7-9PM.