Obituary For Robert M. Goldberg, Husband to Cousin Jane Wolk Goldberg

Robert M. Goldberg
Born in Brooklyn, NY on Jan. 27, 1937
Departed on Aug. 26, 2009 and resided in Coventry, RI

Coventry – Robert M. Goldberg, 72, of Sandra Circle, died Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Jane A. (Wowk) Goldberg. Mr. and Mrs. Goldberg celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on October 26, 2008.

Born in Brooklyn, NY he was a son of the late Alexander and Edith (Krichmar) Goldberg and had lived in West Warwick for thirty-two years before moving to Coventry in 2000. Bob was a vice president of the former Old Stone Bank where he worked from 1967 until the banks closing in 1994. He later worked for two years as a consultant for Coopers Waterhouse in Providence and then as a recruiting placement officer for two years for Manpower in Providence before retiring.

He was a member of the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy of RI where he served as co-chairman of fundraising. Bob was an avid sports fan especially of the Boston red Sox and New England Patriots.

Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter Jennifer J. Goldberg of Hermosa Beach, CA, his brother Edward H. Goldberg of Sarasota, FL and his sister Judith Goldstein of Hamden, CT.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 1:00 PM at the Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick. Calling hours will be on Sunday from 12 – 1 PM. Donations in his memory may be made to Literacy Volunteers of Kent County, 1672 Flat River Road, Coventry, RI 02816. Information and condolences at

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