Gertrude M. (Markman) Katz, a resident of Rumford in East Providence for 53 years, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. She was 87.
She was the wife of the late Herbert Katz. Born in Attleboro, she was the daughter of Max and Helen (Merwitz) Markman.
She was a life member of Hadassah and past president of the Pawtucket Chapter of Hadassah. She was a member of Temple Beth El.
She is survived by her son, Henry Katz, and his wife, Patricia; her brother, Harvey Markman, and his wife, Cathrine; her grandsons, Mitchell and his wife Jennifer, Brian and his wife Susan and three great-granddaughters, Avery, Emma and Lily.
Her funeral service will be held today, Jan. 10, at 10 AM at Sugarman-Sinai Memorial Chapel, 458 Hope St., Providence with burial in Dodgeville Cemetery, Attleboro, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Hadassah, 122 Nanci Karen Drive, Warwick, RI 02886-8627. Shiva is private. For information and condolences, visit www.sugarmansinai.com.