Published on June 15th, 2017 | by WMJledger



Sidney L. Sloane, 95, of Worcester, died May 25 at the Jewish Healthcare Center. He was the husband of Ann (Feigenson) Sloane. Born and raised in Worcester, he was the son of Harry and Dora (Ritz) Slonimsky. He graduated from the University of Alabama. In 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and received the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and the Silver Star while serving with the 121st Infantry in the European Theatre.  He fought in the Battle of the Bulge. After returning home from the war, he went to work at his family’s business, Slonimsky & Ritz Delicatessen on Water Street. Later he was a salesman in the food industry. He was a member of Temple Emanuel Sinai, Worcester Lodge of B’Nai Brith, the Jewish War Veterans and the Level Lodge of Masons. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Randy Sloane and his wife, Marcia, of Sharon; a daughter, Debra Sloane of Washington, Conn.; four grandchildren, Emily Rosati and her husband, David, of North Chelmsford, Abigail Sloane of Quincy, Kathryn Tanner of New York City and Alison Tanner of Washington, D.C.; and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Harold Sloane; and two sisters, Lillian Bass and Ruth Furhman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.


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