COVENTRY, R.I. – Sidney Marcus died Oct. 12 at Alpine Retirement Home. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Charles) Marcus for 59 years. Born in Brooklyn, New York, a son of the late Samuel and Vitta Marcus, he recently moved to Coventry, previously living in Warwick and Cranston.
He was a chemist for Teknor Apex in Pawtucket for 54 years, retiring in 1993. Sidney was a Korean Conflict Army veteran, serving in Korea. He was a member of Temple Sinai, its Brotherhood and the Jewish War Veterans. Sidney enjoyed woodworking, gardening and geology.
He was the devoted father of Robert Marcus and his wife, Paula, of Wiscasset, Maine, and Steven Marcus and his wife, Reneé, of Warwick. He was the dear brother of Jean Free of Manhattan, New York, and the late Edith Ingber. He was the loving grandfather of Amanda, David, Danny and Meaghan.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen Ave., Cranston, RI 02920.