BARRINGTON, R.I. – Seymour Glantz died on Oct. 9, 2023, at Evergreen Health Center in East Providence. He was the beloved husband of Leatrice (Fink) Glantz for 64 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Irving and Alice (Monzack) Glantz, he had lived in Barrington for over 50 years, previously living in Pawtucket.
He was an art educator at Barrington Public Schools and head of the Art Department from 1957-88. Seymour earned a bachelor’s degree from RISD and a master of arts from Brown University. He was a Korean conflict Navy veteran, serving stateside. Seymour was a member and past president of the RI Art Educator’s Association and the RI Audio Visual Educator’s Association. He was a member of Temple Habonim.
He was the devoted father of Kenneth Glantz (Lynn), of Saunderstown, and Brian Glantz (Kimberly), of Barrington; dear brother of Sheila Land, of West Warwick, and the late Everett Glantz; loving grandfather of Alyssa, Ryan, Daniel and Jessie; and cherished great-grandfather of Levi and Canaan.
Donations may be made to the HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.