ALTMAN, TILLIE (GOODMAN), 99, formerly of N. Attleboro, MA died peacefully in her sleep, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at her home in Providence. She was the wife of the late Isadore Altman, MD. Born in Boston, MA, she was a daughter of the late Max and Sara (Green) Goodman.
Mrs. Altman made a career out of her volunteer work, volunteering as a Brownie Leader, Girl Scout Leader and at Sturdy Memorial Hospital and Miriam Hospital for several decades.
She is survived by her son, Joel D. Altman, OD and his wife Charlotte, and daughter, Diane Altman Berube; grandchildren, Marc and his wife Robyn Holdsworth Altman, Miriam Altman and her husband David Moburg, Ilana and her husband Keith Sheldon, Rachael S. Berube and Ilan A. Berube; and 5 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Belle Herman and Isadore “Irving”, Meyer, Theodore and Isaac “Jack” Goodman. Her family expresses their deep gratitude to her caregivers, Carol Renzi, Cathy Barbato, Suelen Scarabelot and Home & Hospice Care of RI.
Her funeral services will be on Friday, March 29, 2013 1:00 PM at Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence. Burial will be in Sharon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Big Brothers Foundation, www.bigbrothers.org or United Way of Greater New Bedford, www.unitedwayofgnb.org. Shiva will be observed at the home of her daughter, Diane Berube, Friday 6-8 and Saturday 4-8.