Stephen L. Freedman passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, after a valiant fight against lung cancer.

He was born July 27, 1942, in Providence, R.I., to Aurelia Freedman and Eugene Freedman, both of blessed memory. Stephen is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sharon; daughters Randi Meyer (Gary Meyer), Allison Freedman (Harry Horowitz) and Laura Freedman (Joel Gress); and five grandchildren, Jared, Jessica, Abbi, Koby and Alon. He is also survived by his sister, Ruth Kobrin (Lawrence Kobrin) of New York, N.Y., and numerous nieces and nephews.

He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University.

Sign the online guestbook at dresslerjewishfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org) or the charity of one’s choice. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Arlington Memorial Park. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.