Charlotte R. Fradkin

June 1, 2022


Charlotte R. Fradkin, 98, passed away with her family by her side on June 1, 2022. She was the loving wife of the late Dr. Irving A. Fradkin. Together, they had shared 70 years of marriage. 


Charlotte was born in Chelsea, MA and was the daughter of the late Joseph Sheinfield and Fannie (Schecter) Sheinfield.

Mrs. Fradkin was a longtime and devoted member of Temple Beth El in Fall River, Charlotte had a beautiful soprano  voice that she contributed to the temple choir for several  decades.. She also volunteered part time for several years at the Fall River Jewish Home where she was known for her kind and uplifting attitude and  her beautiful  voice. A resident of Fall River since 1946, Charlotte and her husband devoted much of their time to numerous civic organizations around the city. Charlotte will be remembered as the “queen of puns” and a caring, smart and inquisitive woman who enjoyed her daily Jumble in  the newspaper all in her head, and always put the needs of others first. 

She is survived by her children, Marlene Adams, Robert and Russell, their spouses, Blair Smith, Goedele Gulikers and Jane Fradkin, grandchildren, Jeff, Karen, Jessica and Michael; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Esther Sheinfield, Molly Fishbein and Hyman Sheinfield.

A graveside service for Mrs. Fradkin will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 11am in Temple Beth El, Cemetery, 4620 North Main St., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. All are welcome to attend Shiva at the family home, 624 Florence St., Fall River from 2-5pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Mrs. Fradkin’s memory to Scholarship America c/o the Dr. Irving Fradkin Legacy Fund or to Temple Beth El, Fall River.


Graveside Service
June 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Temple Beth El Cemetery
North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02724


Scholarship America c/o Dr. Irving Fradkin Legacy Fund
One Scholarship Way, Saint Peter MN 56082

Temple Beth El
385 High St., Fall River MA 02720

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