Marvin A. Brill, 89


CRANSTON, R.I. – Marvin A. Brill died Sept. 15 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Florette (Molot) for 62 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late David and Anna (Scheidman) Brill, he was a lifelong Rhode Island  resident. He was an administrator for the Bazar Group for 23 years, retiring in 2014.


Marvin was a graduate of Classical High School, class of ’46 and Boston University School of Law, class of ’52.  He also attended Rhode Island State College and was past president of the University of Rhode Island Foundation. Marvin was a member and past master of the Mason Redwood Lodge.

He was the devoted father of Elissa Winter and her husband, Michael, of White Plains, New York; Kevin Brill of Arlington, Massachusetts; and Carrie Levine and her husband, Marc, of Cranston. He was the dear brother of the late Norman Brill and Bertha Hazen. He was the loving grandfather of Jordan, Malcolm, Travis, Zachary, Griffin and Connor.

Contributions in his memory may be made to The Miriam Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box H, Providence, RI 02901 or Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904.