Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association
The oldest local ethnic historical society in Rhode Island.


This collection contains over 12,000 obituaries that have been catalogued since the 1950s.

To check if we have an obituary: search in the coordinating index for the first letter of the persons last name. (If the last name starts with A, search in the A Obituary Index).
If the obituary is listed, go to the coordinating PDF file. You will find that for several letters of the alphabet, like the letter “B”, there are several PDF files containing obituaries. This is because the amount of obituaries filed under that one letter were too large to fit under one file. For example: If you are searching for an obituary under the surname “Bornstein”, it will be under “Bo Obituaries”. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us.

A Obituaries Index
A-Ack Obituaries
Ad-Al Obituaries
Am Obituaries
B Obituaries Index
B-Ba Obituaries
Be-Ben Obituaries
Ber Obituaries
Ber-Bez Obituaries
Bi-Bla Obituaries
Ble-Blu Obituaries
Bo Obituaries
Bra-Broo Obituaries
Bros Obituaries