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FAGAN (GRIFFIN) [Fall River MA Herald News, Sunday, 29 Dec 2002] Eleanor Fagan, 89, formerly of Medway Street, Providence, died Wednesday at Epoch on Blackstone Boulevard, Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas Fagan. Born in Somerset, a daughter of the late Cornelius and Mary (Donahue) Griffin, she was a Providence resident for more than 40 years, previously living in Somerset. She was a communicant of St. Sebastian Church, Providence, and helped with its fund-raising drives over the years. She was also an accomplished pianist. She leaves a sister-in-law, Donny Griffin of Southern Pines, N.C.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the sister of the late Francis, Cornelius and Harry Griffin. Arrangements are by the Monahan-Kelly Drabble Sherman Funeral Home, 230 Waterman St., Providence.

FAGAN (GARRIEPY) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 24 July 2003] Smithfield - Bertha E. Fagan, 95, of Stillwater Road, a retired bookkeeper, died Monday at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence. She was the wife of Lawrence E. Fagan. They had been married for 70 years. Born in Smithfield, a daughter of the late Arcade A. and Josephine (Kane) Garriepy, she was a lifelong resident of the town. Mrs. Fagan had been a bookkeeper at the former American Insulated Wire, Pawtucket, before retiring, and had also worked at the Fagan Box Co., Smithfield, and Shartenberg's department store in Pawtucket. She had also taught at the former Eldrige Secretarial School, Providence. She was a graduate of Technical High School, now Central High School in Providence, where she was an All-State field-hockey player on the varsity team. She had attended the former Rhode Island Normal School, and was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island. Mrs. Fagan was a member and past president of the East Smithfield Homemakers Club. Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Matthew A. Fagan of Smithfield and James F. Fagan of Burrillville; a daughter, Kathleen M. Breguet of Smithfield; and 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Lawrence E. Fagan Jr., and sister of the late Frederick, Delphis, and William Garriepy, and Gertrude Caine. The funeral will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. from Elliott M. Robbins Chapel, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Michael Church, 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 24 July 2003] Cranston - William J. Fagan, 78, of Netherlands Avenue, a retired employee of the Narragansett Electric Co., and a former sports official, died Monday at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Elizabeth M. (Blain) Fagan. They had been married for 52 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Earl and Ceclia (Hanna) Fagan, he had lived in the Edgewood section most of his life. Mr. Fagan had been employed in the meter department at Narragansett Electric for moe than 40 years before retiring in 1989. He was a life member of the Association of Baseball Umpires of Rhode Island, and the National Association of Sports Officials, and an honorary life member of IAABO Board 84, the Rhode Island Football Officials Association, and the Rhode Island Gridiron Club. Mr. Fagan was a Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion Post 43, and a life member of the VFW Nelson Mac Post 4651. A communicant of St. Paul Church, he was a life member of the Cranston Council 1738, Knights of Columbus, and a 4th-degree member of the K of C Hendricken Assemble 1056. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Elizabeth M. Eugenio of Lemoore, Calif., and Patricia C. Fagan of Providence; and two brothers, John Fagan of Bakersfield, Calif., and Robert Fagan of Atlanta. He was the brother of the late Joseph Fagan and Mary Katherine Bollinger. The funeral will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. from James J. Gallogly & Sons Funeral Home, 671 Broad St., Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Paul Church, One St. Paul Place, Cranston. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.  

FAGAN [Fall River MA Herald News, Monday 11 Aug 2003] Fagan - August 10, 2003, Leo W., 77, husband of 56 years to Betty (Uren) Fagan, son of the late John F. and Laura (Poirier) Fagan, father of Michael C., John W., Steven T., and Glen C. Fagan, brother of Ellen VanCleef, and William Fagan. His funeral will be held on Thursday at 8 am from the Hathaway Home For Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 am in Saint Joseph Church, 1335 N. Main St., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial with Military Honors in the National Cemetery in Bourne, MA for directions or information call 508-673-0781, or www.hathawayfunerals.com. Memorial donation in his memory to Hospice Outreach, 502 Bedford St., Fall River, MA 02720. Calling hours with Video Photo Album Wednesday 4-7 pm. [Providence RI Journal, Monday 11 Aug 2003] Fall River - Leo W. Fagan, 77, of Weetamoe Street, a retired business owner, died yesterday at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Betty (Uren) Fagan. They had been married for 56 years. Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late John F. and Laura (Poirier) Fagan. Mr. Fagan had been the owner of the Tru-Seal Aluminum Window Co., on Durfee Street, for 40 years, retiring 18 years ago. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a life member of Elks Lodge 118, the Somerset Improvement Club, American Legion Post 314, AMVETS Post 60 and the Disabled American Veterans. Besides his wife, he leaves four sons, Michael C., Steven T. and Glen C. Fagan, all of Fall River, and John W. Fagan of Westport; a brother, William Fagan of Chicopee, Mass.; a sister, Ellen VanCleef of El Cajon, Calif.; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Thomas and John Fagan. The funeral will be held Thursday at 8 a.m. from Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Joseph Church, 1335 North Main St. Burial with military honors will follow in Massachusetts Veterans Cemetery, Bourne.

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 8 Oct 2003] Smithfield - Lawrence E. Fagan, 91, of Stillwater Road, a retired business owner, died Monday at Cortland Place. He was the husband of the late Bertha E. (Garriepy) Fagan. Born in Concord, Mass., a son of the late Matthew and Mary (Powers) Fagan, he had lived in Smithfield for 70 years. Mr. Fagan was the owner of Fagan Bus Co., and Fagan Box Co., both formerly of Smithfield for many years, retiring in 1983. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Fagan was a member of the Claremont Beagle Club, Claremont, N.H., and the Southeastern Massachusetts Beagle Club. He leaves two sons, Matthew A. Fagan of Smithfield and James F. Fagan of Burrillville; a daughter, Kathleen M. Breguet of Smithfield; and 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Lawrence E. Fagan Jr., and brother of the late William, John, Thomas, Matthew and Francis Fagan and Anna Grenier. The funeral will be held Friday at 8 a.m. from Elliott M. Robbins Chapel, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Michael Church, 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. Burial with military honors will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.

FAGAN [Newport RI Daily News, Thursday 22 Jan 2004] In Newport, RI, January 20, 2004, Robert W. Fagan, son of the late James P. and Elizabeth (Vaughan) Fagan. Residence 1202 Newport Green, Newport, RI. Donations may be made to Redwood Library, Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI, or to the Salve Regina University Library, 100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. [Providence RI Journal, Friday 23 Jan 2004] Newport - Robert W. Fagan, 78, of 1202 Newport Green, a retired systems engineer, died Tuesday at Newport Hospital. Born in Newport on April 24, 1925, he was a son of the late James P. and Elizabeth (Vaughan) Fagan. Mr. Fagan was a graduate of Rogers High School, where he received the science medal award. He graduated with honors from Syracuse University in 1951. He was a senior systems engineer for Raytheon in Portsmouth, and formerly worked as a systems engineer with General Electric in Syracuse, N.Y. He had more than 30 years' experience in the design and system engineering of military weapons systems, specializing in performance evaluation. He served with the Army Map Service during World War II in France. He was a member of the Redwood Library and the Preservation Society of Newport County. He was interested in Newport history, photography and calligraphy. He leaves a son, Robert E. Fagan of Seattle; three daughters, Joan M. Fagan of Foxpoint, Wis., Dr. Corey Fagan of Seattle and Elizabeth D. Fagan of Brookline, Mass.; his former wife, Joan F. (Sherman) Fagan of Middletown; a brother, Arthur Fagan of Newport; and seven grandchildren. He was the brother of the late James P. Fagan Jr. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. from O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Augustin Church, Carroll Avenue. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.  

FAGAN (CANNON) [Fall River MA Herald News, Wednesday 30 June 2004] Fagan (Cannon) -- In Portsmouth, RI, June 27, 2004. Clara C. Cannon Fagan. Wife of the late John F. Fagan Jr. Residence 22 Maple Drive, Portsmouth, RI. Funeral Friday, July 2, 2004, at 9:00 am from Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI to be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Saint Anthony's Church, East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI. Visiting Hours Thursday 4-7 pm in the Connors Funeral Home. Donations may be made in her memory to Portsmouth Volunteer Fire Dept. & Rescue Wagon Fund, P.O. Box 806, Portsmouth, RI 02871. [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 30 June 2004] Portsmouth - Clara C. Fagan, 80, of 22 Maple Drive, died Sunday at the Forest Farm Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late John F. Fagan Jr. Born in Palatka, Fla., on Feb. 5, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Cyrus Penner and Katherine (Gardner) Cannon. Mrs. Fagan lived in Rhode Island earlier in her life and worked for the former Artcraft Manufacturing Company of Fall River. She returned to Florida in 1968 and worked for the Florida Highway Department as a toll collector on Route 95 for 25 years. After her retirement, she returned to Rhode Island in 1998. Mrs. Fagan was a member of St. Anthony Church and the Jolly Mothers Club of Fall River. She also enjoyed duckpin bowling and participated in several leagues. She leaves one son, Thomas A. Fagan of Portsmouth; one brother, Curtis James Cannon of Palatka; one granddaughter, Lisa Fagan of Portsmouth; one grandson, Thomas Fagan of Portsmouth; and three great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Reddick C., Cyrus P. and Andrew J. Cannon. The funeral will be Friday at 9 a.m. from the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Rd., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, 2836 East Main Road. Burial will be private. 

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 12 Aug 2004] North Kingstown - Edward L. Fagan, 67, of Mill Creek Drive, a teacher of English-as-a-second-language for the Providence School Department, died Tuesday at Kent Hospital, Warwick. He was the husband of Nora Bell (Feasel) Fagan. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late John J. and Barbara P. (Lowe) Fagan. He had also worked as a computer analyst and commercial fisherman. He served in the Air Force. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Edward and David Fagan; and three daughters, Stephanie, Susan and Pamela Fagan. 

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 6 Feb 2005] Fagan, James W. Jr., of Lawrence Rd., a retired truck driver, died February 3. Husband of Madeline J. (Zambarano) Fagan of North Providence. Father of James W. Fagan, III, Richard T. Fagan, Deborah J. Welch all of North Providence and Janice E. Pastina of Johnston. Brother of Ralph F. Fagan. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of 1. Visitation Monday 5-8 P.M. Funeral services Tuesday at 10 A.M. in the Pontarelli-Marino Home, 971 Branch Ave, Providence. Burial with military honors will be in Saint Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. 

FAGAN [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Wednesday 2 Aug 2006] New Bedford — Mary B. "Mae" Fagan, 100, of New Bedford, died Monday, July 31, 2006, in St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joseph B. and the late Jennie (Thomas) Fagan, she was a lifelong resident of the city and communicant of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church. Miss Fagan was a telephone operator for many years for New England Telephone and a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She is survived by a sister, Doris I. Dawes of Fairhaven and many nieces and nephews. Miss Fagan was the sister of the late Joseph, Francis, Helen and Alice Fagan and Jeannette Mulvey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 AM Thursday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church. Interment in Rural Cemetery, New Bedford.

FAGAN [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Sunday 12 Nov 2006] Norton - Donald G. Fagan Sr., 70, of Norton died on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Catherine I. (Titus) Fagan, to whom he was wed for 45 years. Born in Jeffrey, N.H., on Sept. 30, 1936, he was a dear son of Madeline (Peaslee) Fagan of Mansfield and the late Vincent Fagan. Educated in the Mansfield public schools, he was a 1955 graduate of Mansfield High School. He was standout member of the school's track team. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 10 years. Mr. Fagan was a retired book binder, having worked for the Halliday Lithograph Co. in Carver for 30 years before retiring 11 years ago. He had formerly worked at the Plympton Press Co. in Norwood from 1955-1965. Don had a knack for building, and used his talents by building cribbage boards and furniture, among other things. He had lived in Norton for the past 45 years and was formerly of Mansfield. In addition to his beloved wife and dear mother, he is survived by his devoted children, Pamela Jean Shumate of Northbridge, Paula Ann Welch and her husband Robert of Whitinsville and Donald G. Fagan Jr. and his wife Kelly-Jean of Attleboro; his brothers, Lawrence V. Fagan of Florida, Steven F. Fagan of Yarmouthport and Timothy S. Fagan of Mansfield; his cherished grandchildren, Mark Welch, Nicholas Welch, Brandon Welch, Benjamin Shumate, Chanel Shumate, Alexa Fagan and Brett Fagan; and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral services, to which relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp St. (off Route 140, Taunton Avenue), Norton. Private burial will be at a later date. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, Nov. 13, from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 31 Dec 2006] Fagan, Gerald A., Sr., 82, of Ruskin, Florida, passed away December 27, 2006. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired as a supervior for Ciba-Geigy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Fagan and a daughter, Kathy Seebeck. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (Charles) Commons; a son, Gerald A. (Susan) Fagan, Jr.; a son-in-law, Eric Seebeck; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to your local hospice. Arrangemenrs by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, FL.

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 10 April 2007] Fagan, James J., 72, of Norfolk Avenue, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, April 8, 2007 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of Helga (Amberger) Fagan. Mr. Fagan had lived most of his life in Pawtucket. He owned and operated Kevin's Jewelry for several years. He was an army veteran of the Korean War. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Harriet Kazarian of Providence, and Christina Cahoon of Pawtucket, two sons, Kevin Fagan of Pawtucket, and Nicholas Amberger of Wilbraham, MA, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in Saint Leo the Great Church, 699 Central Avenue, Pawtucket. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Care of RI, 169 George Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, would be appreciated. Arrangements by Costigan-ONeill Funeral Home, Pawtucket. 

FAGAN [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 4 July 2007] Fagan, Joseph C., 95, of Harborhill Place, died Monday at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Lena Belle (Sandler) Fagan. Born in Providence, a son of the late James and Annie (Cunningham) Fagan, he had lived in Cranston for 65 years before moving to East Greenwich. He was a promotional manager for the former Ward Baking Company for 38 years, retiring in 1973. Mr. Fagan was a WW-II Army veteran serving in the European Theater. He was a former member of Temple Sinai. Dear brother of the late James, Raymond, Thomas, John, George, Anna and Katherine Fagan. Loving uncle of several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in Shalom Memorial Chapel, 1100 New London Avenue, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Sinai, 30 Hagan Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920. Shiva will be private.

FAGAN [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Sunday 3 Feb 2008] Taunton - Kevin P. Fagan, 25 years old, suddenly by accident in East Providence on Sunday Feb. 3, 2008.  Son of State Rep. James and School Committeewoman Christine Fagan, brother of Michael, Patrick, Daniel, Matthew and James Fagan. Completed funeral arrangements to be announced by the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. Taunton. Crapo-Hathaway Home for Funerals, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, MA. [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Tuesday 5 Feb 2008] Taunton - Kevin P. Fagan, 25 years old, suddenly by accident in East Providence on Sunday Feb. 3, 2008. Born in Fall River son of State Rep. James H. and Taunton School Committewoman Christine A (Lussier) Fagan. A graduate of Taunton schools and a 2001 graduate of Taunton High School, he was a 2006 graduate of Fitchburg State College. Kevin played football for both Taunton High and Fitchburg College. During his college senior year, Kevin did an internship at Disney World in Florida. Kevin was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church. He was a One on One aid for the Taunton School Department at the Chamberlain School, an aid at Galligan School and he was also a long time Substitute Teacher for the Taunton School Department. On October 1, 2007 he started as a Sales Rep. for WB Mason. He was a member of the Taunton Lodge of Elks and also a member of the Taunton YMCA. His family was so very important to him. Besides his parents he is survived by his five brothers, Michael Fagan and his wife Mia, Patrick Fagan, Daniel Fagan, Matthew Fagan and James Fagan all of Taunton. He is the uncle of Kaylie, Colton and Rylie Fagan. He is the grandson of Francis and Germain Lussier of Somerset and the late Homer and Anna Fagan. He is nephew of ten aunts and uncles and great nephew of Roland Boutin of Taunton, and is cousin of several. A Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Taunton on Friday Feb. 8, 2008 at 11 AM. Visiting hours on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8PM in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. (Route 138 South) Taunton. Interment St Francis Cemetery, Taunton. Donations in Kevin’s memory may be made to Taunton High School Athletic Department, c/o Mark Ottavianelli, 50 Williams Street, Taunton, MA 02780. 

FAHEY [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 22 April 2003] Johnston - Patricia A. Fahey, 67, of Old Pocasset Road, died Sunday at Briarcliffe Manor. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Raymond and Emma (Moore) Fahey, she had lived in Johnston for the past year. She leaves a sister, Mary M. Giroux of Cranston. The funeral will be Thursday at 8:30 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Sons Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Rd., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in St. Joseph Church, Providence Street, West Warwick. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

FAHEY [Newport RI Daily News, Tuesday 10 Feb 2004] Fahey - In Portsmouth, VA, February 8, 2004, George M. Fahey, husband of Patty Ann (Sampson) Fahey. Residence 258 Broadway, Newport. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 275 Westminster Street, Suite 100, Providence, RI 02903. [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 19 Feb 2004] Newport - George M. Fahey, 51, of Broadway, a technical supervisor, died Sunday in Portsmouth, Va., of an apparent heart attack, while traveling on business. He was the husband of Patty Ann (Samson) Fahey. Born in Newport on July, 24, 1952, he was a son of Pauline A. (Downey) Fahey of Newport and the late Francis R. Fahey. He was a 1970 graduate of Rogers High School, and a 1980 graduate of Roger Williams College. Mr. Fahey had been working as a technical supervisor for Oceaneering International Inc. for three years, and had also worked for Tesco Co., in Middletown, for 10 years. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Besides his wife and his mother, he leaves a daughter, Megan Fahey of Wilmington, Del.; a brother, Kevin F. Fahey of Newport; a sister, Kathleen Fahey of Cumberland; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Augustin Church, Carroll Avenue. Burial will be in the St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.

FAHEY [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 15 Feb 2005] Fahey, David F. died February 13, 2005 at home, he was 68. He was the husband of Patricia (Loan) Fahey for 46 years. He was born in Cambridge, MA. and raised in Waltham, MA, and was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. After moving to Providence in 1967 he was active in political activities in the City of Providence and coached the Edgewood Eagles Youth Football for Several years. He was a charter member of the Weymouth Elks Club. Before retiring in 1998 he was employed by the U.S. Postal Service. Besides his wife he is survived by his children John R. Fahey of Cranston, RI., David F. Fahey of West Warwick, RI, Jeanne M. Sherman of Chepachet, RI and Mary T. Barton of Jefferson, MD; one brother James Tumulty of Minnesota, 6 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Tuesday February 22, 2005 in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA, at 11:15AM. In lieu of flowers at the family's request donations can be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 270 Communication Way, Hyannis, MA 02601.

FAHEY [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 17 Jan 2007] Fahey, Matthew J., 80, of Arcade Ave. died January 14th. He was the husband of Barbara (Sykes) Fahey. Born in Harrison, NY, he was son of the late Thomas J. Fahey and the late Agnes (Bartlett) Harmon, and stepson of the late Thomas Harmon. Mr. Fahey was a self-employed Home Improvement Contractor for many years and was a Seekonk crossing guard for many years. He was a WW2 Army veteran, serving in the Pacific. Besides his wife he leaves his children, Matthew S. Fahey, Katharine Lagor and her husband Tim, Marjorie Dias and her husband Gary; grandchildren Dana Witengier, Matthew and Emily Lagor, Tara and Geoffrey Dias; and a sister, Muriel Barden. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Jan. 19th at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Taunton Ave., Seekonk. Military Honors will follow. Burial is private. Calling hours are Thursday 5-8 PM in the J.H. Williams & Co. Funeral Home, 210 Taunton Ave., East Providence. Kindly omit flowers; memorial gifts may be directed to the Ronald McDonald House of Providence, 45 Gay St., Providence, RI 02905. 

FAHEY [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 17 Feb 2007] Fahey, Donald F., 72, of Warwick, formerly of North Kingstown, passed away Wednesday at Kent Hospital, Warwick. He was the beloved husband of A. Lorraine (Cleary) Fahey for 48 years. Born in Manchester, NH he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Cullity) Fahey. Mr. Fahey attended St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Mass, from 1949-1953 where he excelled as an athlete in Basketball, Track and Football. As Team Captain in all three sports, he was notorious for breaking numerous state records in Track and leading his Basketball and Football teams to several championships. In 1991 Mr. Fahey was honored with an induction into the St. John's Prep Athletic Hall of Fame. He earned a full scholarship to Providence College where he continued to be a star athlete and an honor student. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1957, he became a sports reporter for The Boston Herald and The Daily Item (Wakefield, Mass). Mr. Fahey's business career was marked by both corporate and consulting success. He joined General Electric in 1961 where he spent over twenty five years in human resources, specializing primarily in union avoidance consulting to GE operations in the U.S. His results in this arena were singular as his performance was the most successful in GE history and legendary both within GE and industry in general. He completed his GE career as Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for The Puritan Insurance Companies, the insurance operations of GE Capital, the world's largest non-bank financial service company. He then was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of The Harbor Group, a consulting company providing a range of consulting services primarily to Fortune 500 companies. After retiring, Mr. Fahey enjoyed sports and spending time with his family. Besides his wife he leaves his children, John D. Fahey of Jacksonville, FL and Joanne E. (Fahey) Hart of Narragansett; a sister, Eileen Kilpatrick of Woburn, MA; and four beloved grandchildren, Johnathan Fahey, Leah, Danielle and Anna Hart. He was the brother of the late Jack Fahey. His Funeral will be held Monday at 8:45am from the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Francis de Sales Church, 381 School Street, North Kingstown. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery. Visiting hours Sunday 2-5pm. 

FAHY (McOSKER) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 10 Jan 2006] Fahy, Marie C. (McOsker), 77, of Belmont, MA, formerly of Prov., Jan. 6. Beloved wife of the late Joseph T. Fahy. Funeral from The Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rte. 116), Watertown, on Wednesday at 8 A.M. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, Common St., Belmont at 9. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 P.M. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Contributions in Marie's memory to Newton C.D.S. of the Sacred Heart, 785 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458, would be appreciated.

FAIN [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 12 June 2008] Fain, James B., 'Uncle Jimmy' 81, of Lane A, died Wednesday at the home of his daughter. He was the husband of the late Rita L. (Bradley) Fain. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Edmond and Stella A. (O'Rourke) Fain. Mr. Fain was a veteran of The United States Navy, having served in World War II. He had been a carrier with The United States Postal Service retiring after forty years of service. He was the father of James A. Fain and his wife Linda of Warwick and Debbie A. Fain and Jack Marshall of Warwick; the brother of Jerry P. Fain of Warwick; and the grandfather of Mary Beth and Michael Boyce, Lauren, Jillian, and Tim Fain. He was the brother of the late Edmond and Leo Fain. His funeral will be held Friday at 9:00 am from The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Rt. 5, Greenwood, Warwick (Exit 12A on I-95) with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Road, Warwick. Burial with military honors will follow in The Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Thursday 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers gifts in his memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated. 

FAIRBANKS (CAVANAUGH) [Providence RI Journal, Thurs 6 Sep 1973] Fairbanks, Anna F.  (Cavanaugh). Suddenly Sept. 4, 1973. Daughter of the late John F. and Margaret (Allwell) Cavanaugh and sister of Mrs. Madeline Sullivan, Mrs. Eleanor Reofdan, and Frederick J. Cavanaugh. Residence 185 Norwood Ave., Cranston. Funeral from the Jones-Walton-Sheridan Home, 1895 Broad St., at Park Avenue, Cranston, Friday morning at 9 o'clock. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul's Church, Broad Street, Edgewood, at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited.

FAIRBANKS (McMAHON) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 24 Jan 2008] Fairbanks, Helen M., 69, of Modena Avenue, died Wednesday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. She was the wife of Robert E. Fairbanks, (Ret. Captain P.F.D.) They had been married for the past forty-four years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John J. and Harriet H. (Burke) McMahon, she had lived in Providence most of her life. Mrs. Fairbanks was a 1956 graduate of Saint Xavier High School, and was a communicant of Saint Augustine Church. Besides her husband, she leaves a son, Robert E. Fairbanks, Jr. of Providence, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a sister of the late John M. McMahon. The funeral will be held Saturday, at 9:00 am, from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Saint Augustine Church, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial will be in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Friday, 4-7 pm. 

FALLENS (GILLERAN) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 17 Apr 2005] Fallens, Lillian M., 79, formerly of Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside, died Thursday at Fatima Hospital. Wife of the late Edward R. Fallens Sr., she lived in Riverside 40 years and enjoyed being called Nana. Daughter of the late Eugene and Eileen (Ware) Gilleran. She is survived by a son, Edward Fallens Jr. and four grandchildren, Edward, Bryan, Vanessa, and Nicole Fallens all of Foster, four Sisters and three Brothers. Funeral Tuesday at 10:30 AM from the Winfield & Sons Funeral Home, Rt. 116 Scituate, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul The Apostle Church, Foster at 11 AM. Calling hours Tuesday 9:30-10:30 AM.

FALLON [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 19 March 1942] The funeral of Mrs. Eliza J. Fallon, who died Sunday at her home, 11 Forest street, was held yesterday morning at the J.J. Flynn funeral home, 70 Camp street. A requiem mass was celebrated in the Church of the Holy Name, Camp street, by Rev. John Kelly, who also read committal prayers at the grave in St. Francis cemetery. Mrs. Fallon, 84, was the widow of Michael Fallon. She leaves three sons, James M., William A. and Joseph Fallon, 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

FALLON [Providence RI Journal, Sat 23 Feb 1946] The funeral of Patrick Fallon, who died Tuesday at his home, 69 Moore Street, was held from the James J. Gallogly and Sons Funeral Home yesterday, followed by a solemn requiem Mass in St. Michael's Church, Oxford Street. The Rev. John Trainor was celebrant, with the Rev. William D. McKitchen serving as deacon and the Rev. Henry F. Shelley as subdeacon. Seated in the sanctuary was the Rev. Robert V. Cassidy. Bearers were Thomas, John and Charles Fallon and Joseph Brennan. Burial was in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston, where Fr. Shelley read the committal service.

FALLON-MAGILL (McKINNON) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 20 March 2003] Cranston - Jane Marie (McKinnon) Fallon Magill, 61, of Mayfair Road, a retired nursing assistant, died Tuesday at home. She was the wife of R. Thomas Magill. She was the wife of the late James M. Fallon. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Charles G. and Mary Elizabeth (Kiley) McKinnon, she had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Cranston. Mrs. Magill had been a certified nursing assistant at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence, for several years, retiring in 1999 because of illness. Besides her husband, she leaves three brothers, Daniel McKinnon of Pawtucket, and Charles and Vincent McKinnon, both of Rumford; three sisters, Helen Harwood of Pawtucket, Elaine McCaughey of Hamilton, Ohio, and Maureen Deubel of Seekonk; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late William and John McKinnon, Mary Kuderka, Margaret Doherty, Patricia Fournier and Veronica Cadden. The funeral will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from Cheetham Mortuary Inc., 1012 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Sacred Heart Church, Park Street. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery.

FALLON [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 11 May 2003] Cranston - Elizabeth M. Fallon, 94, of Harborside Nursing Home, Warwick, formerly of Concord Avenue, Cranston, a retired employee of the Jewelers Board of Trade, died yesterday at the home. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John and Annie (Connors) Fallon, she had lived in Cranston since 1963. Miss Fallon retired in 1976 from the Jewelers Board of Trade, where she was chief of collections. She leaves two nieces, Florence M. Deslandes of Warwick and Eileen M. Holt of Cranston, and a nephew, John J. Fallon Jr. of Baton Rouge, La. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from Stapleton-Barry-Holdredge Funeral Home, 684 Park Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Matthew Church, Elmwood Avenue. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery.

FALLON [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 24 July 2003] Seekonk - James M. Fallon, 80, of Holly Drive, a retired district manager, died Tuesday at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Mary T. (Walsh) Fallon. They had been married for 53 years. Born in Providence, the son of the late Michael J. and Catherine E. (Smith) Fallon, he had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Seekonk 20 years ago. Mr. Fallon had been employed as the New England manager at Circle Machine Co. of California for many years before retiring, and had previously worked at the Sandvik Co. He was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, where he was a member of St. Mary's Saints, and was a former communicant of St. Leo the Great Church, Pawtucket. Mr. Fallon was a 1940 graduate of St. Raphael Academy, Pawtucket. He was a committeeman of Boy Scout Troop 12, and had been active in the Darlington National Little League. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Michael E. Fallon of Bristol and Joseph A. Fallon of Sykesville, Md.; two daughters, Catherine M. Fallon of Attleboro and Mary Anne Quinn of Pawtucket; and six grandchildren. He was the father of the late James Thomas Fallon. The funeral will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 in St. Mary's Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket.  

FALLON (QUINN) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 26 Nov 2003] Bristol - Mary G. Fallon, 73, of 19 Bliven Ave., died Monday at the Morton Hospital & Medical Center, Taunton, Mass. Born in Providence, a daughter of Mary D. (Onysko) Quinn of Bristol and the late Francis Quinn, she had lived in Cranston for many years before moving to Bristol 15 years ago. Besides her mother, she leaves two sons, Timothy P. Fallon of Charlestown and James A. Fallon of Mexico Beach, Fla.; and two brothers, John F. Quinn of Foster and Albert W. Moquin of Kissimmee, Fla. She was the sister of the late Anna Carlson. A memorial service will be conducted on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Ave., Warwick.

FALLON (McNULTY) [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 15 May 2004] Providence - Lillian M. Fallon, 85, of Hagan Street, a retired interviewer for the state, died Thursday at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Arthur E. Fallon. Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late John A. and Mildred (Boyer) McNulty, she had lived in Smithfield for 20 years before moving to Providence in 1976. Mrs. Fallon had been an interviewer with the state Department of Employment Security for 12 years before retiring in 1978, and was a member of the American Federation of Federal, State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 94. She was a former town moderator in Smithfield, and a co-founder and 25-year volunteer of Mary House, an outreach effort of St. Patrick Church. A communicant of St. Patrick Church, she was a member of the choir and a former member of the Word of God Singers. Mrs. Fallon had also been a member of the Sweet Adelines choral group. She leaves five sons, Dennis Fallon of Tewksbury, Mass., Brian T. Fallon of Providence, James E. Fallon in Florida, Terrence Fallon of Scituate and Kevin Fallon of Foster; two daughters, Joanne Fallon of Grant, N.M., and Mary Jane Seleyman of Albuquerque, N.M.; a brother, John McNulty of Clearwater, Fla.; two sisters, Marjorie McKee of Tulsa, Okla., and Joan Amudson of Egerton, Wis.; and 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. She was the mother of the late Michael Fallon, and sister of the late Edward McNulty and Milton Johnson. The funeral will be held Monday at 8:45 a.m. from Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Patrick Church. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  

FALLON (MACK) [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Providence RI Journal, Sunday 5 Sep 2004] Seekonk -Marylyn R. Fallon, 71, of Oak Hill Avenue, a former nurse, died yesterday at home. She was the wife of Robert C. Fallon. Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Thomas and Evelyn (Doherty) Mack, she had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Seekonk 37 years ago. Mrs. Fallon had been a registered nurse at Hallworth House, in Providence, for 18 years, retiring in 1993. She enjoyed knitting, reading and traveling. Besides her husband, she leaves a son, Anthony P. Fallon of Cumberland; a daughter, Kerry Ann Snider of Rochester, Mass.; two brothers, James Mack of Morganton, N.C., and Thomas Mack of Silver Spring, Md.; a sister, Betty Flynn of North Smithfield; and a granddaughter. She was the mother of the late Thomas Fallon, and sister of the late Marion Conley, Isabelle Gaudreau and Robert Mack. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from Costigan-O'Neill Funeral Home, 220 Cottage St., Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Leo the Great Church, 699 Central Avenue, Pawtucket. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

FALLON (BREEN) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 27 Oct 2004] East Greenwich - Janice G. (Breen) Fallon, 64, of Tillinghast Road, a retired licensed practical nurse, died Monday at Westview Health Care Center, in West Warwick. She was the wife of Dr. Frank H. Fallon. Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Stanley and Violet (Haines) Breen, she had lived in Warwick before moving to East Greenwich 25 years ago. She was a graduate of the former Shepard Gill School of Nursing, in Boston. Mrs. Fallon had been an LPN at the former Cranston General Hospital before retiring in 1966. Besides her husband, she leaves three sons, Frank S., Michael J. and William B. Fallon, all of East Greenwich; a sister; and a grandson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Francis de Sales Church, School Street, North Kingstown. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich.

FALLON (MURPHY) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 19 Oct 2005] Fallon, Margaret, 98, of Duncan Rd, Rumford, died Sunday at the Waterview Villa in East Providence. She was the wife of the late Peter A. Fallon. Born in Castletown Bere, County Cork, Ireland she was a daughter of the late Michael and Bridget (Harrington) Murphy and has lived in Rumford for over 50 years. She was a communicant of St Margaret's Church and a member of the Ceilidhe Club. She was also an avid Red Sox fan. She leaves nieces and nephews: Mary Walsh of Riverside; Mary, Finbarr and Gerard Harrington and Helen O'Connor all of Ireland, as well as great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret's Church, Pawtucket Ave., Rumford. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are omitted. Donations in her memory may be made to St Margaret's Church. Arrangements by Monahan Drabble & Sherman Funeral Home. 

FALLON (MacDONALD) [Fall River MA Herald News, Monday 15 May 2006] Fallon -- Mary C. (MacDonald) of Somerset, May 13, 2006. Wife of the late John W. "Howie" Fallon Sr.; Mother of Mrs. Richard (Mary) Kelley, Ann Swanson, Ret. S.F.D. Charles H. Fallon and his wife Judy, and S.F.D. John W. Fallon Jr; Grandmother of Ann Kelley Gordon, Meg Santos, Mark, Chad, and Molly Kelley, and Charles, Sean, and Jerome Fallon; Great Grandmother of Logan Santos, Ryan Kelley, Zachary Gordon, and Madison Kelley. Sister of the late Theresa MacDonald. Her Funeral will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at 9:00AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Rose E. Sullivan, 866 County Street, Somerset followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in St. Thomas More Church, 386 Luther Ave., Somerset. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-8PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant House, 460 West 41st St,. Corner of 10th Ave., NY, NY 10036 or Special Olympics of Massachusetts, 450 Maple St., Building 1, Danvers, MA 01923. Burial in Mt. Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

FALLON [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Providence RI Journal, Sunday 16 Sept 2007] Burrillville, R.I. - Fallon — Sept. 15, 2007. Arthur E. Fallon, 77, passed away at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Nancy H. (Marin) Fallon for 31 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Edward and Mildred Fallon. He lived in Burrillville, formerly residing in Warwick. Mr. Fallon was a civil engineer and licensed surveyor for the New Haven, PennCentral, Conrail, Amtrak and P&W railroads for 45 years, retiring in 1997. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Arthur played for the New Haven Railroad softball team. He was a softball and baseball umpire for many years and past president of the Warwick Umpires Association. He was a boys high school basketball official for the Rhode Island Board 84 since 1963, and served as past president and was inducted into the board’s Hall of fame in 2004. He was a lifetime member of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials and was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 2002. He was a tow-time recipient of the Arthur “Buster” Iannotti Award and a recipient of the William “Bill” Kutneski Memorial Basketball Heritage Award. He was a member of the Elks Lodge. He was the beloved father of Stephen Fallon and his wife, Conetta; David Fallon; Lynn Fallon; and Cheryl Thadeu. He was the beloved grandfather of Arthur E. Fallon and brother of Rosalie Vadney. is funeral will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Pike, Route 44, Greenville, R.I. Visiting hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 222 Richmond St., Ste. 108, Providence, R.I. 02903. 

FALLON (WALSH) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 1 April 2008] Fallon, Mary T., of Seekonk, MA, and formerly of Pawtucket, died Sunday March 30, 2008 at the Memorial Hospital of RI in Pawtucket. She was the wife of the late James M. Fallon. Mrs. Fallon was born in Rumford, the daughter of the late Edward W. and Madeline (Lucitt) Walsh. She had lived in Pawtucket for many years where she was a devoted member of St. Leo's Parish before moving to Seekonk 30 years ago. Mrs. Fallon was a graduate of St. Xavier's Academy, received her Bachelors Degree from the former Rhode Island College of Education and her M.A.T. in English from Rhode Island College. She taught at St. Leo's School in Pawtucket for over 20 years. Mrs. Fallon leaves two sons, Michael E. Fallon of Bristol and Joseph A. Fallon of Sykesville, MD., two daughters, Catherine M. Fallon of Attleboro and Mary Anne Quinn of Pawtucket, six grandchildren, Thomas, Christopher, Elizabeth, Matthew Quinn, Joseph P. and James W. Fallon. She was the mother of the late James T. Fallon. She was the sister of the late Evelyn, Edward, Raymond, William and Teresa Walsh, Anna M. Sullivan and Madeline U. LoCascio. The funeral for Mrs. Fallon will be Thursday at 9:00 a.m. from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket. The calling hours will be Wednesday 5-8 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Church, 385 Central Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771, in Mrs. Fallon's memory.

FALLON (BOLSTER) [Newport RI Daily News, On-line Obituaries July 2008; Providence RI Journal, Thursday 17 July 2008] Jamestown - Helen Bolster Fallon, 78, died of cancer Monday, July 14, 2008 in the Newport Hospital. She was the wife of John S. Fallon. Born in Cranston a daughter of the late John A. and Helen (Keefe) Bolster and granddaughter of the late Dr. John W. and Statia Keefe, she was a Jamestown resident for 10 Years. She was a graduate of the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Elmhurst in Providence and Manhattanville College. She earned a Masters in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston. She worked at the Providence Public Library, Yale University and Rhode Island College. She served as a volunteer at St Philomena School, Wheeler School and Moses Brown School as well as at the Department of Counselor Education at the University of Florida. She was a former member of the Pt. Judith Country Club, University Club, the Newport Country Club, Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the Dodger Pines Country Club in Vero Beach, FL. Besides her husband she is survived by two children, Andrew M. Fallon of Portsmouth and Kathleen M. Fallon of Rochester, NY, and a sister in law; Wendy Bolster of Jamestown. She was the sister of the late Richard, Thomas and James Bolster and niece of the late Gertrude and Mary Keefe. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2008, at 11 a.m. in St Mark's Church, Jamestown. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Newport Hospital Foundation, 11 Friendship Street, Newport, RI 02840, in honor of the wonderful care she received. 

FALVEY [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 2 Dec 1882] Died... In Providence… 28th, Daniel Falvey, 65.

FALVEY [East Bay Newspapers On-line, 8 May 2003; Fall River MA Herald News, Sunday 4 May 2003] Brian T. Falvey, 64, of Bowen St., Fall River, died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at the home of his twin sister Barbara Whipp, with whom he lived. Born in Fall River, on April 9, 1939, he was the son of the late John W. Falvey Sr. and the late Helen V. (Blankschen) Falvey. He lived in Tiverton for twenty-two years. Mr. Falvey was employed for several years as a shipper/receiver at the former Liberty Chevrolet of Cranston. He was a communicant of Holy Ghost Church in Tiverton. He is survived by his twin sister, Barbara Whipp. Private arrangements were by the Oliveira Funeral Home, 2064 South Main St., Fall River.

FALVEY [Providence RI Journal, Monday 15 Dec 2003] Narragansett - John J. Falvey, 78, of Indian Trail, Saunderstown, a retired Providence Fire Department battalion chief, died yesterday at South County Hospital, Wakefield. He was the husband of the late Alberta M. (Veresko) Falvey. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Hubert A. and Eva (Perron) Falvey, he had lived in Saunderstown for 33 years. He was a battalion chief for the Providence Fire Department training division, retiring in 1969. He later worked for the Allendale Mutual Insurance Co., as a fire-protection engineer, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Retired Firefighters Association. He was a Navy veteran, serving in World War II. He was a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Providence Tyler Council, and a past grand Knight and district deputy. He was a communicant of Christ the King Church. He leaves three sons, John M. Falvey of Narragansett, Robert E. Falvey of Charlestown and Brian J. Falvey of Harrisville; three daughters, Kathryn A. Falvey of Richmond, Jane E. Falvey of Saunderstown and Claire F. Wilcox of West Kingston; and eight grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Robert E. Falvey. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. from Fagan Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Rd., North Kingstown, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Christ the King Church, 180 Old North Rd., Kingston. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FALVEY [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 19 Jan 2006] Falvey, Robert E., 90, formerly of Cranston, died Wednesday at South County Hospital. He was the husband of the late Helene (Wynne) Falvey, and they had been married for 60 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Timothy J. and Mary (Farrell) Falvey, and he graduated from LaSalle Academy. Mr. Falvey was the President of Falvey Linen Supply Company, retiring in 2000. He served with the US Army for four years in the Pacific Theater during WW II, and was a member of The Lions Club, The Potowomut Country Club, The Ocean State Orchid Society and The American Society. Mr. Falvey was a communicant of St. Mary Star of The Sea, was an avid golfer and boater. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late James F. Falvey and Elizabeth 'Marie' Bloomer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary Star of The Sea Church, 864 Pt. Judith Road, Narragansett. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, West Warwick. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Memorial donations may be made to The RI Community Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave., Providence, RI 02907. Arrangements by Avery-Storti Funeral Home.

FALVEY [Fall River MA Herald News, Monday 12 Nov 2007] Fall River — William D. Falvey, 79, of Fall River formerly of Boston, died Saturday, November 10, 2007 after a long illness. He was born in Boston a son of the late John J. and Marion (Welch) Falvey and had lived in Fall River for the last 5 years. Survivors include a daughter Patricia Cloutier of Fall River, 4 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. General memorial service to be held Thursday at 7PM at Notre Dame de Lourdes Church, Eastern Ave., Fall River. Donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care 502 Bedford St., Fall River, MA 02720. Arrangements are by the South Coast Funeral Home, 1555 Pleasant Street, Fall River. 

FANNING [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 1 April 2003] Coventry - Charles L. Fanning Jr., 75, of Baltry Lane, a retired sales manager, died Sunday in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Barbara L. (Gage) Fanning. Born in Providence, a son of the late Charles L. and Emelia (St. Germain) Fanning, he had lived in Warwick for 33 years before moving to Coventry 9 years ago. Mr. Fanning had worked in the transportation business most of his life, until retiring in 1992 as the sales manager at Wajer Express Co., in Webster, Mass., where he had worked for 15 years. He was a member of the Rhode Island Transportation Association. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II, and a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Fanning was a member of St. Andrews Lodge 39, AF&AM, in East Providence. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Charles L. Fanning III of Milford, Mass., and Michael K. Fanning of Coventry; three daughters, Susan M. Conti of Warwick, and Kristine A. Tarbox and Karen M. Fusco, both of Coventry; two brothers, Edward and John Fanning, and a sister, Caroline Rossi, all of Warwick; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Gregory F. Fanning. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 8:45 a.m. from the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in SS. John & Paul Church, South Main Street. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FANNING (HORR) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 17 Mar 2004] Warwick - Gladys B. Fanning, 72, of Pine Grove Avenue, died Monday at home. She was the wife of the late Edward R. Fanning. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Gifford and Lucile (O'Dowd) Horr, she had lived in Providence before moving to Warwick 42 years ago. Mrs. Fanning had been a member of the board of the Rhode Island Chapter of Neurofibromatosis. She also had been a volunteer at the Cranston Center, working with adults with special needs. A communicant of St. Rita Church, she had served on its parish council. She leaves two sons, Edward R. Fanning Jr. of Burrillville and David M. Fanning of Smithfield; two daughters, Deborah A. Thornlimb of Cranston and Diane M. Sisson of Coventry; a brother, Ronald Horr of Warwick; four sisters, Olive Bentley of Cranston and Lucille St. Martin, Betty Frigon and Norma McGarry, all of Warwick; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was a sister of the late William Horr and Patricia Hicks. The funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Rita Church, Oakland Beach Avenue. Burial will be in Pawtuxet Memorial Park.

FANNING (QUINN) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 10 Oct 2004] West Warwick - Catherine A. Fanning, 90, of Wakefield Street, a retired cook and baker, died yesterday at Cherry Hill Manor, Johnston. Born in Norwich, Conn., a daughter of the late Francis J. Brennan and Harriet (Ladd) Quinn, she had lived in West Warwick for over 20 years. Mrs. Fanning had worked at Roger Williams Middle School, in Providence, before retiring. She had previously worked at the former St. Elizabeth Home, Providence, and at the lunch counter at Sears in Warwick. She leaves a son, Thomas Morgan Sr. of West Warwick; two daughters, Ann B. Thurber of West Warwick and Sandra Dessaint of Ivins, Utah; a sister, Mary Agnes Drager of Norwich; and 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Francis Brennan Jr., Thomas, Richard and James Brennan, and Robert Quinn. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, 659 East Greenwich Ave. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown.

FANNING [Fall River MA Herald News, Monday 6 Mar 2006] Fanning -- Saturday, March 4, 2006, John F. Fanning, 82, of Newbury St., Fall River; husband of Ellenor "Ellie" (Healey) Fanning; son of the late John and Mary (Souza) Fanning; father of John Fanning (wife Jane), Colleen Bissonnette (husband late Paul), Richard Fanning (wife Anne), and Michael Fanning (wife Cindi); brother of Evelyn Aubin and the late Frank Fanning. His funeral will be held Wednesday at 9:00 AM from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10:00 AM. Burial, St. Patrick Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 4:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hudner Oncology Center, 795 Middle St., Fall River MA 02721 or Charlton Memorial Hospital (ICU), 363 Highland Ave., Fall River Ma 02720. [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Monday 6 Mar 2006] Fall River — John F. Fanning, 82, of Newbury Street, Fall River, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Ellenor "Ellie" (Healey) Fanning. A lifelong resident of Fall River, he was the son of the late John F. and Mary (Souza) Fanning. Mr. Fanning owned and operated Fanning's Richfield Service Station and was service manager for Miller Chrysler-Plymouth, and Weir Auto and Harbour Chrysler, retiring in 1985. Survivors include his widow; three sons, John F. Fanning and his wife, Jane, of Swansea, Richard P. Fanning and his wife, Anne, of Tiverton, R.I. and Michael G. Fanning and his wife, Cindi, of Barrington, R.I.; a daughter, Colleen Bissonnette and her husband, Paul, of Taunton; a sister, Evelyn Aubin of Fall River; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; an aunt; and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Frank Fanning. His funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 S. Main St., with a funeral Mass at 10 in Holy Name Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. 

FANNING [Providence RI Journal, Friday 24 Mar 2006] Fanning, Michael K., II, 29, of Maywood Avenue, a residential case manager with Kent Center, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at Kent Hospital. He was the husband of Rita A. (Day) Fanning. Born in Warwick, a son of Michael K. Fanning of Nashua, NH and Joyce Davignon of Warwick, he resided in Warwick for most of his life. Michael was a residential case manager for 7 years. He was employed with the Kent Center for 4 years, formerly employed with Alternatives Unlimited in Milford, MA. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Rollins College in Florida and was working on his Master's in Psychology with Walden University. He was the loving father of Rita Ann, Theresa Joyce and Michael K. Fanning III. Brother of Lisa J. Fanning, Siobhan Rose and Jessica R. Fanning all of Warwick. Grandson of Barbara L. Fanning of Coventry. His funeral will be held Monday at 8 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Benedict Church, Beach Ave. Burial will be in Quidnessett, North Kingstown. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Michael K. Fanning II Scholarship Fund, c/o 26 B Maywood Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889, will be appreciated. 

FANNING (WARD) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 3 May 2006] Fanning, Elizabeth M. (Ward), 85, of Forbes St., died Monday at Berkshire Place in Providence. She was the wife of the late Raymond D. Fanning. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Curran) Ward. Mrs. Fanning was a retired secretary for the Rhode Island Department of Education for many years. She was a longtime member of the St. Augustine Church, Rosary and Altar Society. She is survived by her children, Elizabeth R. Cotter and Daniel T. Fanning (Detective, Providence Police Dept.), a sister, Katherine McGowan, 5 grandchildren, Elizabeth Gabbard, Christine Cotter-Cardoso, Colleen, Michael and Theresa Fanning, and 2 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late William and Paul Ward and Patricia O'Connor. Her funeral will be Thursday at 8:15 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle& Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., Providence. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. Burial will be St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visitation will be Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Augustine Church, 20 Old Road, Providence, RI 02908, in her memory, would be appreciated. 

FARIA (COYLE) [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Wednesday 29 August 2007] Raynham - Joanne K. (Coyle) Faria died Aug. 29, 2007, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in  Boston. She was 47. She was injured in a automobile accident on Pine Street in Raynham on Aug. 20, which claimed the life of her fiancé, William Carty. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Lillian (Aranjo) Coyle. She was employed prior to being disabled a year ago by Big Value Store as a clerk. She was the mother of Brianne K. Fairia of Raynham, Nicole A Silvia of Dighton and Michael M. Faria formerly of Fall River. She was also the sister of  Judy Bullock and her husband, Thomas, of Raynham and Linda McAloon and her husband, Daniel  of East Taunton, as well as several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., (Route 138 South) Taunton. Visiting hours  will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home.  Interment will be at the Cedar Knoll Cemetery.

FARLAND (McLAUGHLIN) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 14 May 2003] Woonsocket - Mary (McLaughlin) Farland, 88, of 60 Mendon Rd., a retired registered nurse, died Monday at the Ballou Home for the Aged. She was the wife of the late Albert D. Farland. Born in New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of the late John D. and Margaret (Roberts) McLaughlin, she had lived in Canada until 1933, when she moved to Woonsocket. She had resided in Woonsocket for 20 years, until 1953, and in Cumberland for 30 years, until 1983, before moving to Colonial Village, in North Smithfield, where she had lived for 6 years before returning to Woonsocket 3 years ago. A graduate of Perth High School, in New Brunswick, she continued her education at Madigan Hospital, in Holton, Maine, where she trained as a registered nurse. Mrs. Farland had been a registered nurse at Woonsocket Hospital for 17 years before retiring, in 1975, as head nurse in pediatrics. She had been a member of the board of the Colonial Village Association, and a member of the North Smithfield Senior Citizens Association, the Universalist Seniors Club and the Trinity Club. Mrs. Farland was a communicant of St. John Church the Evangelist Church, in North Smithfield, and a former communicant of St. Joan of Arc Church, in Cumberland. She leaves three sons, John Farland in Connecticut, Frederick Farland of Woonsocket and James Farland in Texas; a daughter, Margaret Menard in Texas; three sisters, Margaret Smith in Florida and Helena Martin and Kay MacKay, both in Canada; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a sister of the late Dr. Jack McLaughlin. The funeral will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from the Cartier Memorial Funeral Home, 76 Providence St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., North Smithfield. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

FARLEY (O'NEIL) [Providence RI Journal, Mon 9 Dec 1935] In this city, on the 6th instant, Mary (O'Neil), wife of the late Peter Farley. Funeral from her late residence, 122 Taylor street, Tuesday morning the 10th instant at 9:15 o'clock. Solemn requiem mass at St. Michael's Church, Oxford street at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

FARLEY [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Tuesday 1 July 2003] Middleboro -- Peter T. Farley Jr., 82, of Middleboro, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at Oak Hill Nursing Home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Phyllis M. (Johnson) Farley. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Peter T. and Anne V. (Curley) Farley, he moved to Middleboro during his youth and was a 1939 graduate of Middleboro High School. He served in the Army during World War II and earned a Purple Heart when he was wounded in action in St. Lo, France. Mr. Farley was employed by the Enterprise for 36 years, retiring in 1991 as senior sports writer after serving as sports writer and sports editor for the newspaper, covering all four of Boston's major sports teams. His column, "For Pete's Sake," became a staple of the newspaper. He was honored repeatedly in his field, winning the top sports writing award from United Press International in 1970 for his moving tribute to the late heavyweight boxing champion, Rocky Marciano. The New England Press Association selected him for honorable mention in 1977, second place in 1983 and first place in 1987 for his writing. He was inducted into the Brockton High School and Cardinal Spellman High School halls of fame and received a certificate of appreciation for media coverage from the Veterans Administration. Upon his retirement in 1991, he was honored by the Middleboro Board of Selectman for his numerous sports writing awards and the support he gave to sports in the town. He was an active member of Sacred Heart Church where he served as an usher at Sunday Masses. He played a major role in the establishments of both the Mitchell Memorial Club and Middleboro Little League. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Simeon Nickerson Post of the American Legion. Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Dianne Hanson and Janet L. Wills, both of Lakeville; two sons, Wayne J. Farley of Taunton and Glen M. Farley of Middleboro; three sisters, Kathleen Stanley and Beverly Farley, both of Middleboro and Bernice Conway of Northboro; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. His Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart Church followed by burial in St. Mary Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St.

FARLEY [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Sunday 20 Mar 2005] Boston -- James Francis Farley, 61, of Middleboro died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at New England Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the husband of Ellen M. (Jagla) Farley and the widower of Kathleen (Freitas) Farley. Born in Brockton, the son of the late Alfred E. and Ellen L. (Kepple) Farley, he resided in Middleboro all of his life. He graduated from Middleboro High School and Newbury College. Mr. Farley was a pharmacy technician at Lakeville Hospital until it closed. He most recently worked at Tura's Pharmacy of Kingston. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church and a basketball coach for the Catholic Youth Organization for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Middleboro Lodge of Elks and the Mitchell Memorial Club. He was an elected member of the Middleboro Park Commission, where he helped set up summer programs. He was an avid sports fan. Survivors include his widow; four sons, Alfred E. Farley, Gregg M. Farley, James P. Farley and Andrew D. Farley, all of Middleboro; a daughter, Mary E. Farley of Middleboro; two brothers, Daniel Farley of Middleboro and Donald Farley of Brewster; a sister, Ann Vaughan of Martha's Vineyard; a grandson; and nieces and nephews. His funeral will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St., Middleboro. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 in Sacred Heart Church, Centre Street, Middleboro. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Middleboro. 

FARLEY [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 31 Mar 2005] North Providence - Farley Sr., Raymond V., 90, of Wellesley Avenue, died Tuesday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary A. (Collins) Farley. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Philip I. and Catherine (Dee) Farley, he had lived in North Providence for 53 years. Mr. Farley had been a manager at the former Howard Clothes for 40 years. He later worked as a stationary fireman at the Armory of the Mounted Command on North Main St., Providence for 10 years before retiring in 1984. He leaves two children, Robert J. Farley of Greenville and Eleanor M. Kubicek of Southfield, MI, and four grandchildren, Kevin and Lauren Farley of Greenville, Kendra Kroupa of Virginia Beach, VA, and Michaela Kubicek of Southfield. He was the father of the late Raymond V. Farley Jr., and brother of the late Philip, William, John, and Austin Farley, and Helen Smith. His funeral will be Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., Providence. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, Mt. Pleasant Avenue. Burial will be Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Friday 5-7 p.m.

FARRANDS (HANLEY) [Providence RI, The Providence Journal, 9 Apr 2001] Marie H. Farrands, 87, a retired assembler, died Thursday at Mansion Nursing Home after an illness. She was the wife of the late Roland Farrands. Born in Pittsfield, Mass., a daughter of the late Arthur and Mable (Bailey) Hanley, she had lived in Central Falls since 1947. Mrs. Farrands was an assembler for Hasbro Industries for 14 years before retiring in 1964. She was a communicant of the former Holy Trinity Church. She leaves a son, Richard Seymour of Central Falls; a brother, Earl Smith of Syracuse, N.Y.; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Beverly Blais, and sister of the late Eileen West, Donald and Edward Hanley, and Francis and John Bailey. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Taunton.

FARRANDS (DONAHUE) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 21 June 2007] Farrands, Mary E. (Donahue), 92, of Kingstown Rd., died Monday at The Clipper Home, Westerly. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Farrands. Born in Taunton, MA, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Agnes (Conley) Donahue. She had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Narragansett fifty years ago. Mrs. Farrands had recently worked for the South County Tourism Council and earlier had been a Threader in various Pawtucket Lace Works. She was a communicant of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church and a devoted Red Sox fan. She leaves two sons, Robert N. Farrands and his wife Kathleen of Hope Valley, Michael C. Farrands and his wife Carole of Lake Tahoe, CA; grandchildren, Jacqui, Michael, Christina and Susan and six great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00 AM in St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 864 Pt. Judith Road, Narragansett. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Wakefield. Visiting hours Friday 4-7 PM in the Avery-Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia Street, Wakefield.

FARRELL [Fall River MA Daily Globe, Monday, January 18, 1909] DIED. FARRELL -- 17th inst., Mrs. Catherine Farrell. Residence 250 Division Street. Funeral notice tomorrow. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, 14 Apr 1991] Providence - Michael Farrell, 87, of 66 Fairfield Ave. died Friday at Rhode Island hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Patrick and Annie (Curley) Farrell. Mr. Farrell had been a jewelry worker for many years. He was also an attendant at the Rhode Island Medical Center for several years before retiring in 1965. He leaves a sister, Susan Stahowiak of Providence. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9a.m. from the Arpin-Williams-King Funeral Home, 1040 Atwells Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Teresa Church, Manton Avenue. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. [Contact Kathleen McDonald witchk11@yahoo.com]

FARRELL [East Bay Newspapers OnLine, Thursday 26 Sep 2002] John Warren Farrell Sr., 53, of Gardner's Neck Road, Swansea, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the former husband of Joyce A. (Wells) Gaspard of Newport Beach, Calif. Born in Fall River on Oct. 20, 1948, a son of the late Everett C. and Estella (Smith) Farrell Sr., he had lived in Swansea all his life. Mr. Farrell was a member of the Air Force's Para Rescue Unit for 23 years, retiring in 1991 as a master sergeant. He was active in the Swansea Grange, American Legion Post 303 and Vietnam Veterans of America. Besides his former wife, he leaves three sons, John Farrell Jr. and Keith Farrell, both of Providence, and Patrick Farrell of Fall River; two sisters, Corrine Buffington of Swansea and Lois Foster of Milford, Conn.; a brother, David Farrell of Swansea, and eight grandchildren. He was a brother of the late Everett C. and Robert Farrell. His funeral was held Monday, Sept. 23, at Hathaway Community Home for Funerals in Somerset. Burial followed in the Massachusetts National Cemetery at Bourne.

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 4 May 2003] Providence - George F. Farrell Jr., 79, of Iowa Street, a retired firefighter and flower-shop owner, died Friday at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of Roberta H. (Mullen) Farrell. They had been married for 52 years. Born in Providence on April 9, 1924, the son of the late George F. and Sarah (Mitchell) Farrell Sr., he was a lifelong resident of the city. He had been a firefighter for the Providence Fire Department for 23 years, retiring in 1969. He also had been the owner of the former Elmwood Flower Shop, on Elmwood Avenue, for 25 years, and retired in 1985. He was a member of Providence Firefighters Local 799, a member and past president of the Providence Retired Police and Fire Association, and a life member of the Providence Permanent Firemen's Relief Association. He had been active in Democratic city politics for many years. He was a lifetime member and past president of the Executive Association of Rhode Island. He was a member of the North Providence Shamrock Society. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart for wounds he suffered in Guam. He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church, and a former communicant of St. Edward Church, and also served on the St. Edward Parish Council. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Providence Deputy Fire Marshal George S. Farrell of Providence; six daughters, Patricia M. Eriksen of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Susan M. Kretchman of Warwick, and Joanne M. Lennon, Roberta M. Farrell, Lynn M. Farrell and Ellen M. Farrell, all of Providence; a sister, Barbara M. Ferro of Providence; and 10 grandchildren. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. from Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Agnes Church, 100 Chatham St. Burial with military honors will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Wakefield.

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 1 July 2003] Burrillville - Irving A. Farrell Jr., 77, of South Main Street, Pascoag, a retired teacher, died Sunday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the husband of Bernadette (McCarron) Farrell. Born in Boston, a son of the late Dr. Irving A. Farrell Sr. and Mary (Lyon) Farrell, he had lived in Pawtucket, and also had lived in Caribou, Maine, for 10 years, and in Lancaster, N.H., for 3 years, before moving to Burrillville 38 years ago. He was a 1943 graduate of Moses Brown School, in Providence, and a 1950 graduate of Brown University. Mr. Farrell had been a teacher for 21 years. Before retiring in 1986, he had been teaching French and Latin at Burrillville Junior and Senior High School. He previously had taught in Lancaster, N.H., for 3 years and Caribou, Maine, for 10 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Farrell was was a member of the Golden Oldies Hockey Club, in Pawtucket and Cranston, and a former 3rd-degree Knight, with the Knights of Columbus, in Lancaster. He enjoyed pond hockey, mountain climbing and building model airplanes. He leaves five sons, Irving Farrell III and Richard, Terrence, Jeffrey and Gregory Farrell, all of Pascoag; a daughter, Patricia Keefer of Holderness, N.H.; a brother, Earl L. Farrell of Pawtucket; and nine grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Joseph Church, Sayles Avenue, Pascoag. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Pascoag. 

FARRELL (BRADY) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 18 Nov 2003] Warwick - M. Rita Farrell, 82, of Puritan Drive, a phone operator at the former Providence Medical Bureau for 20 years before retiring in 1970, died Sunday at home. She was the wife of the late Edward S. Farrell. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Henry V. and Sarah E. (Houston) Brady, she had lived in Warwick for 47 years. She was a member of the Veridames at Providence College, the Salve Regina Guild, the Marion Motherhood at St. Xavier Academy, the Mothers Club at Bishop Hendricken High School, and the Rosary and Altar Society at St. William Church. Mrs. Farrell was a member of the Rhode Island Democratic Womens Club. She leaves two daughters, Eileen M. Tally of Coventry and Margaret M. Borkowski of Farmington, Conn.; two sons, B. Stephen Farrell of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Terrance Brady Farrell of Exeter; 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons. She was the mother of the late Maureen M. Farrell, and sister of the late John V., William A., Frank J., Charles R. and Raymond T. Brady, and Margaret M. Chellel. The funeral will be held Thursday at 8 a.m. from Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. William Church, Pettaconsett Avenue. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, East Providence.

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 23 Mar 2004] Pawtucket - Gertrude M. Farrell, 90, of Towers East, 75 East Ave., a retired payroll clerk, died Friday at Kent Regency Genesis Eldercare, in Warwick. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph H. L. and Annie (Mason) Farrell. Miss Farrell had been a payroll clerk at the former ITT Royal Electric for 30 years, until retiring in 1978. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. She leaves four nieces, Meredith A. Ruggieri of Warwick, Brenda F. Muoio of Cranston, Myrna Howe of Wellesley, Mass., and Beverly Moddie of Woonsocket; and a nephew, Wayne Farrell of Cranston. She was the sister of the late J. Norman Farrell. The funeral service and burial will be private.  

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 10 Apr 2004] Barrington - Raymond W. Farrell, 86, of Winsor Drive, a sales executive, died Thursday at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Shirley B. (Robinson) Farrell. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late William and Mary (Haynes) Farrell, he had lived in Barrington since 1957. Mr. Farrell had been a sales executive for the Hermann Weber Co., based in New Jersey, for 20 years. He was a founding member of the Riverside Kendbrin Swim & Tennis Club, and a member of the Rhode Island Badminton Association and the Boston Rubber Group. He was a member of the American Red Cross, and had been a volunteer at Rhode Island Hospital during World War II. Mr. Farrell enjoyed photography and traveling. He leaves three sons, Gordon R. Farrell of Barrington, Kenneth A. Farrell of Warren and David W. Farrell of Acushnet, Mass.; and four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Hilda Fortin and Clifford Farrell. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside. Burial will be held in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Barrington.

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 19 June 2004] Pawtucket - John J. Farrell, 83, of Ballston Avenue, a retired printer, died Thursday at Haven Health Center. He was the husband of Arvilla C. (Pollock) Farrell. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Edmund and Priscilla L. (Connors) Farrell, he was a lifelong resident of the city. Mr. Farrell had been a printer at the (Pawtucket) Evening Times for 37 years before retiring in 1984. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, William J. Farrell of Warwick and Richard E. Farrell of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in Canada; two daughters, M. Theresa Farrell, RSM, of St. Mary Academy Bay View, East Providence, and Diane Lee Irwin of Battleground, Wash.; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Teresa Church, Newport Avenue. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery.

FARRELL [Fall River MA Herald News, Tuesday 1 Mar 2005] Farrell -- Sister Frances, SUSC, (Sister Ann Joachim), age 84, of Fall River, February 26, 2005. Survived by her Holy Union Sisters, and several nieces & nephews. Sister of the late Margaret Umlah, Eleanor Hall, Kathleen Lucas, & Rita, John, James, & Richard Farrell. Funeral Mass Thursday March 3, 2005 at 5:00 PM in St. Margaret Mary Chapel Catholic Memorial Home 2446 Highland Ave. Fall River. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours prior to her service from 3:00 - 4:30 pm in Catholic Memorial Home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Holy Union Sisters, c/o Holy Union Development Fund, P.O. Box 410 Milton, MA 02186-006. Burial private. Arrangements are in the care of the Waring - Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River.

FARRELL [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Saturday 18 June 2005] North Attleboro -- William C. Farrell, 75, of North Washington Street died Tuesday, June 14, 2005 in  Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro. Born July 14, 1929 in Framingham, he was a son of the late Alfred C. and Katherine (Hills) Farrell. Mr. Farrell lived many years in Bellows Falls, VT until 1949 and in Westminister, VT until 1952. He was a 1951 graduate of the University of Vermont and received his Masters in Business Administration from Boston University in 1955. Bill worked as a financial analyst for several firms in the Boston area and later spent many years at GTE in Needham. He was a member of Bristol Lodge AF & AM and was an active supporter of the Anglestone Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. He also belonged to the Sturdy Memorial Hospital Amateur Radio Club. Bill's survivors include a son, Charles W. Farrell of California; a daughter, Susan Elizabeth Farrell of Massachusetts; devoted friends Carol Nerney and Alan and Nancy Waught all of North Attleboro; also his two retired seeing eye dogs, Harry & Wicker. Services will be held privately with burial in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. Arrangements provided by the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 26 Oct 2005] Farrell, Edward J., Retired US Air Force, husband of Theresa (Potter) Farrell, of Rocklin, Ca., died October 5, 2005. Born June 12, 1926 in Providence, RI. He was a son of the late Charles E. and Clara E. (Gavigan) Farrell; brother of Leo C. and Ronald A., of Cranston, Marjorie C. Johnson and Jean M. Vient, of Warwick, Evelyn A. Siczewicz, of W. Hartford, CT, and the late Frances I. Paine. He is survived by six children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Military funeral was held in California. A private interment will be held in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005 in St. Catherine Church, 3252 Post Rd., Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

FARRELL (WARD) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 1 Nov 2005] Farrell, Kathleen V. (Ward), ‘Nana’, 89, died Wednesday, October 26 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Taunton, Massachusetts on February 18, 1916 and resided in Providence most of her life. She moved to Las Vegas in 1978 and spent her summers at her home in Matunuck, RI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward G. Farrell; her parents, William and Catherine (Wade) Ward; her son Edward Martin Farrell; son-in-law, Clyde W. Hawley; brothers James, William and Judge Joseph Ward and sisters Margaret Parrish and Elizabeth Hawley. Kathleen was a clerk in the Tax Collector's office for the City of Providence for 13 years, retiring in 1977. She was a member of the Laborers International Union of North America - Local #1033, the Daughters of Erin Society in Las Vegas, and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW 3848. She was a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary, Sylvester Payne VFW Post #174 in Providence and a charter member of the RI Veterans' Home in Bristol. She is survived by daughters Kathleen V. (William) Devine of North Kingstown, Helen A. Hawley of Henderson, NV and Maureen M. (Alfred) Gallant of Las Vegas, daughter-in-law Ann M. Farrell of Las Vegas, brother, Hugh L. Ward of Henderson, twenty-one grandchildren and thirty-five great grandchildren. Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 9:45 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Rt. 117, Warwick. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Ann Church, 1493 Cranston Street, Cranston at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Ann's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main Street, Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760 in memory of Kathleen would be greatly appreciated. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 14 Dec 2005] Farrell, Robert 'Bob' Burns Jr. Beloved husband of Virginia (Howard), passed away suddenly December 6, 2005 in FL. He is survived by his mother Gertrude (Campbell), a son Peter Farrell, a daughter and son-in-law Kimberly and Jonathan Elliott and granddaughters Hannah and Lily Elliott. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 on December 15 at Sacred Heart Church, Wethersfield, CT. Donations may be made to Charlestown Ambulance Rescue, PO Box 346 or St. Mary's /St. James Community Food Pantry, PO Box 204, Charlestown, RI 02813.

FARRELL (SULLIVAN) [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 4 Mar 2006] Farrell, Barbara J., 82, of Modena Avenue, died Wednesday at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late J. Vincent Farrell. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John J. and Agnes T. (Powers) Sullivan, she was a lifelong city resident and a summer resident of Sand Hill Cove in Narragansett for 50 years. Mrs. Farrell had been a librarian at Providence College for 25 years until she retired in 1994. She was a communicant of St. Augustine Church, and a member of the Rosary & Altar Society. She was a member of the Elmhurst Junior Women's Society. She is survived by her four sons Kevin M. Farrell and his wife Shirley of Exeter, Stephen S. Farrell (President-A.T.U. Local 618) of Cranston, Brian J. Farrell and his wife Eileen of Narragansett, and Mark V. Farrell (Prov. PD-Ret.) and his wife Beth Ann of Saunderstown, and her eleven grandchildren Melanie, Zachary, Ryan, Brett, Caitlin, Sean, Walter, Sandra, Carlos, Matthew, and Casey. She also leaves two sisters-in-law, Mary Jones and Eileen Lewis, and a brother-in-law Alfred M. 'Archie' Farrell. She was the mother of the late Sean R. Farrell and the grandmother of the late Megan Farrell. The funeral will be Monday at 8:45 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, Mt. Pleasant Avenue. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Care of RI, 169 George St., Providence, RI 02860 in her memory will be appreciated. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 14 June 2006] Farrell, Thomas K., 76, a long time resident of East Greenwich died June 13th at home. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Barbara J. (Benson) Farrell. Born in Providence, a son of the late Clifford and Alice W. (Hinds) Farrell. Mr. Farrell was a construction manager for Local #51 and had been an Army veteran of the Korean War. Besides his wife he leaves his children: Thomas K. Farrell Jr. and his wife Lorna of SC, Debra M. Alves and her husband Senator Stephen D. of W. Warwick, Pamela L. Wheeler and her husband Colin of Warwick, Lorraine M. Farrell of E. Greenwich, Donna C. Mullenhour of W. Warwick and Lynn A. Sullivan and her husband Thomas of Warwick, two brothers; Clifford W. and Robert N. Farrell and eight grandchildren. He was brother of the late Kenneth Kelly. A Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., E. Greenwich. Burial will be private. Calling hours Thursday, 5-7 p.m., in the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., E. Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke's Church. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 18 July 2006] Farrell, Reverend John F., 84, Senior Priest of the Diocese of Providence, died on Monday, July 17, 2006. Born in Providence, son of the late Joseph and Honora F. (Wrynn) Farrell, he attended Blessed Sacrament School, LaSalle Academy, and Providence College, Providence. He completed studies for the priesthood at St. Mary Seminary, Baltimore, MD, and at the Catholic University, Washington, D.C. He was ordained a priest on May 31, 1947 at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Providence, by Bishop Francis P. Keough. After a summer assignment at St. Thomas Church, Providence, Father Farrell was appointed assistant pastor at St. Mark Church, Jamestown in September 1947. In January 1952 he was transfered to Sacred Heart Church, Woonsocket, then in September 1954 to Sacred Heart Church, East Providence also as assistant pastor. In March 1959 he became assistant pastor at St. Brendan Church, Riverside, and in January 1964 at St. Matthew Church, Cranston, where he served until February 1971 when he was appointed pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church, Ashaway. In October 1975, due to ill health, he resigned from that post and went on sick leave. After his first retirement in February 1976, he served as assistant pastor at St. Peter Church, Warwick (1976-80), at St. Anthony Church, Portsmouth (1980-1987), at St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Church, Pawtucket (1987-90), and at St. Charles Church, Woonsocket (1990-94). On January 1, 1994 he retired as a Senior Priest but continued to help out in various parishes of the diocese. He lived in Coventry but recently moved to St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. Father Farrell leaves brother, Joseph Farrell, of Morristown, New Jersey. He was the brother of the late Barbara Farrell of Florida. Calling hours will be held at the J.F. Skeffington Chapel, 925 Chalkstone Ave., Providence on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 from 5-8 p.m. A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be offered for the repose of his soul at the Blessed Sacrament Church, Academy Avenue in Providence on Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 10 a.m. Burial will be at St. Ann Cemetery in Cranston. 

FARRELL (EAGAN) [Providence RI Journal, Monday 7 Aug 2006] Farrell, Mary E. (Eagan), 90, formerly of Pawtucket Avenue, died August 4, 2006 peacefully at Orchard View Manor surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late William E. Farrell. Mrs. Farrell was a teacher for the Providence School Department for 38 years before retiring in 1976. Mary was a member of the American Teachers Federation, The Rhode Island Retired Teachers Association and The Mount Pleasant Senior Citizen's Association. She is survived by two nieces; Ellen Ann Higginbotham of Barrington and Susan Luz of Scituate, two nephews; John Corry of Barrington and William Corry of Smithfield. She was the sister of the late Margaret Corry, Ellen C. and John Eagan. Her funeral will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2006 from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. A private burial will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mary's memory to A Wish Come True, 1010 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI, 02888 would be deeply appreciated. 

FARRELL [Fall River MA Herald News, Thursday 24 Aug 2006] Farrell - Passed away August 23, 2006, A. Leonard 'Lenny' Farrell, former husband of the late Charlotte A. (Malaguti) Farrell, of Westport in his 67th year. Father of Michael L. Farrell and his fiance Lorie Smith, and Kelly A. Dean and her husband Skip, and brother of Kathleen (Farrell) Smith and her husband P. Michael Smith. Visitation will be Saturday, August 26, 2006 at the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport from 9-10 AM. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church, Westport at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or Westport Fire Dept. Gift Fund, PO Box 3470, Westport, MA 02790. [Potter Funeral Home, On-Line Obituaries] Fall River - A. Leonard “Lenny” Farrell, 66, of Westport passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the former husband of the late Charlotte A. (Malaguti) Farrell. Born in Chelsea, MA, son of the late Alfred L. and Catherine F. (McLean) Galleshaw and step-son of William Galleshaw of Raynham, he had resided in Westport since 1970. A graduate of Somerset High School Class of 1957, he graduated from Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 1961. Prior to his retirement he was a safety director for P. Gioisio & Sons in Hyde Park, MA. Mr. Farrell loved fishing and boating. Including his step-father, he is survived by a son: Michael L. Farrell and his fiancé Lorie Smith of Tiverton, RI; a daughter: Kelly A. Dean and her husband Skip of Westport; a sister: Kathleen (Farrell) Smith and her husband P. Michael Smith of New Bedford; a step-sister: Rebecca Galleshaw of Berwick, ME; 2 grandsons; and 1 niece. Visitation will be Saturday, August 26, 2006 at the Potter Funeral Home from 9 - 10 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church, Westport at 11:00 A.M. Interment will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or Westport Fire Dept. Gift Fund, PO Box 3470, Westport, MA 02790. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 21 Sep 2006] Farrell, Stephen, 55, of Cowden St., died Thursday, August 31, 2006 in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Michaeleen (Cashman) Farrell. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late James and Jeannette (Mungo) Farrell. He resided in Central Falls for 23 years, moved to Providence, and in 2005 returned to Central Falls. Mr. Farrell was a former correctional officer at the RI Adult Correctional Institution, retiring due to illness. Besides his wife he leaves, a son Stephen Farrell, II and a daughter Wendy Farrell, both of Providence; two stepsons, Eric Forant of Central Falls, and Sean Forant of Smithfield; one brother, George Farrell of Lincoln, three sisters, Denise Boissoneault of Smithfield, Brenda Lemoie of Pawtucket, and Kathie Farrell of Spokane, WA; two grandsons; and fourteen nieces and nephews. He also leaves his former wife, Anna Gendron of Providence. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 11 AM in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. Please omit flowers. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903.

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Friday 27 Oct 2006] Farrell, John J., 'Jiggs', 78, of Providence, died peacefully Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the husband of Evelyn (Beattie) Farrell. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late George and Amelia (Marchak) Farrell. Our Dad was a graduate of St. Teresa's School and Mount Pleasant High School where he was a star pitcher continuing on to play semi-pro baseball. He was a machinist for Imperial Knife before retiring. Upon retirement, he worked as a starter at Triggs Memorial Golf Course where he was a life long member. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael Farrell and his wife, Cynthia of Charlestown, three daughters, Kathleen Speakman and her husband, Paul, of North Providence, Diane Mosca and her husband, Gerald, of Glocester, and Lynn Farrell of Johnston, two brothers, Raymond Farrell of Cranston and George Farrell of Cumberland, 10 grandchildren, Elaine Vorro, Jean Johnson, Michael Farrell, Joseph Carlucci, Adam Farrell, Christopher Speakman, Greggory Farrell, Benjamin Speakman, Lauren Mosca, Jeffrey Mosca and one great grandchild, Gabriel Lake, Jr. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Hoey-Arpin-Williams-King Funeral Home, 168 Academy Avenue, Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Teresa Church, Manton Avenue, Providence. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Visiting hours Friday, 4-8 pm. 

FARRELL [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Friday 1 Dec 2006] Acushnet -- David W. Farrell, 55, of Acushnet, died unexpectedly, at home on Friday, November 24, 2006. He was the husband of the late Gail E. DeMello; and son of the late Raymond and Shirley (Robinson) Farrell. He was born in Providence and lived in Barrington, RI, until relocating to live in Acushnet 15 years ago. He graduated from Barrington High School and served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. David enjoyed traveling. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer L. Farrell of Taunton; a step daughter, Stefanie A. Perry of New Bedford; two brothers, Kenneth Farrell of Warren, RI and Gordon Farrell & his wife, Caryn of Barrington; two nieces, Sarah and Colleen Farrell; and a nephew, Sean Farrell. His Funeral was private. Arrangements by Rock Funeral Home. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 24 Jan 2007] Farrell, Michael Patrick Sr., 53, passed away on Friday. He was the husband of Terrie Farrell and son of the late Harold and Josephine (Spinella) Farrell. Mr. Farrell was a Lieutenant with Rescue #5 of the Providence Fire Department and an Army veteran. Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Michael Farrell II and Sean Farrell; two granddaughters; five brothers, James, Harold, Thomas, Robert, and Joseph Farrell; a sister, Mildred Joan Langrall; and a nephew, Michael Currier. He was the brother of the late Edward Farrell. Calling hours Wednesday 6-9 PM. Funeral Thursday at 9 AM with a Funeral Home Service to follow at 9:45 AM in A. A. Mariani & Son Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St., Providence. Burial and military honors in the Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery in Exeter. 

FARRELL [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 11 Mar 2007] Farrell, Patrick J., 69, of Settlers Landing, died Friday at Westerly Hospital following a courageous battle with leukemia. For 45 years he was the beloved husband of Barbara (Larsen) Farrell. Born in Bethlehem, PA he was a son of the late Edward J. and Helen (Korpics) Farrell and had lived in Cumberland for almost twenty-five years and Bonita Springs, FL for six years before moving to Westerly one year ago. As a 1959 graduate of Penn State University he loved Joe P. He was a US Navy veteran who, after graduating from Naval OCS in Newport in 1960, served as a commissioned officer on the USS Lloyd Thomas. For almost 30 years he worked in the marketing department of St. Regis Paper Company and became divisional president of the laminated and coated products division headquartered in Newton, MA before retiring in 1999. After retiring, he moved to Florida where, as an avid golfer, he became a member of the Worthington Country Club in Bonita Springs. As an avid boater, he joined the US Coast Guard Auxiliary for whom he taught navigation, conducted boat inspections and on the weekends served with the search and rescue team. In 2005 he achieved the rank of Coxswain. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter Nancy S. Lajoie of Warwick; two sons, Michael J. Farrell of Olympia, WA and Timothy J. Farrell of Brooklyn, NY and three grandchildren Helena Farrell, Jack Farrell and Danny Lajoie. Funeral Tuesday at 7:45 AM from Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Catherine's Church, Post Road, Apponaug, at 9. Calling hours Monday 4-7 PM. Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. Memorial gifts may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445 or to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860. 

FARRELL [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Wednesday 23 May 2007] New Bedford — John M. "Senior" Farrell, 53, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly on Sunday May 20, 2007. Born in Newton, the son of the late Francis and Norma (Harrison) Farrell, he lived in New Bedford for most of his life. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School. He was formerly employed by AT&T in Fairhaven. He was best known for his passion and love in playing all sports, as well as being the #1 fan of the Yankees and the Colts. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family. He is survived by his wife, Debra; a son, John Jr.; a daughter, Shawn Barboza, and her husband Scott; a granddaughter, Tori; and his brothers, Frank and Bill. His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 7 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Visitation Thursday 4-7 PM prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the John M. Farrell Memorial Fund, c/o 398 Brock Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02744. 

FARRELL [Fall River MA Herald News, Friday 7 Sept 2007] On September 5, 2007, Joseph Farrell died at Georgetown Hospital, following a stroke. He was 85 years old. Mr. Farrell was born in Fall River, MA and lived there until World War II, when he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He served with the 6th Marines in the Pacific Theater on Okinawa and China. In 1947, he moved to the Washington area and worked for Greyhound Lines, Inc. until he retired in 1984. Although currently of Silver Spring, MD, Mr. Farrell lived in College Park for 47 years. He was a long-time and active participant in the College Park Boys Club and the Catholic Youth Organization of Holy Redeemer Church, volunteering much of his free time to coaching youth baseball. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruth Fitzgerald Farrell; his son, Joseph Charles Farrell, Jr; daughter, Kathleen Tynan; five grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and his sister, Gertrude Deda of Fall River, MA. Friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD on Sunday, September 9, between 7 and 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Olney on Monday, September 10 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

FARRELL [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Providence RI Journal, Thursday 15 Nov 2007] Lincoln, R.I. - Robert S. Farrell, L.I.C.S.W., 47, of 4 Wilbur Road, passed away at home on Monday, Nov. 12, 2007 surrounded by his loving family. He was the partner of Donald R. Perron. Born in Central Falls, R.I., a son of Robert D. and Frances A. (Lambert) Farrell of Seekonk, he resided in Lincoln, R.I., for the past 10 years. Bob was a psychotherapist at the Providence Center and also maintained a private practice; he previously practiced at South County Mental Health. He was a graduate of Rhode Island College and attended the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute. He was a member of NASW. Besides his partner and parents, he leaves two brothers, Donald P. Farrell and Richard D. (Tina M.) Farrell; one niece, Shannon M. Farrell; and one nephew, Sean R. Farrell, all of North Attleboro; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was the grandson of the late J. Aime and Alice Lambert, Frederick A. Farrell and Mary Christina Farrell-Woods. His funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. from the William W. Tripp Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk. Interment will follow at Seekonk Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445-9924 would be appreciated. 

FARRELLY [Providence RI Journal, Mon 9 Dec 1935] In this city on the 4th inst., Right Reverend Monsignor Patrick Farrelly, pastor of St. Michael's Church, Oxford street, Providence. Solemn Pontifical Mass on Monday morning the 9th inst. at 10 o'clock. Office for the Dead will be chanted at 9:30 o'clock. Interment in St. Charles Cemetery, Woonsocket.

FARRELLY (FOX) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 20 Jan 2004] Smithfield - Rita G. Farrelly, 83, of Hillcrest Drive, Greenville, a retired state employee, died Sunday Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Farrelly. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Cusick) Fox, she had lived in Greenville for 42 years. Mrs. Farrelly had worked for the State of Rhode Island, in the Department of Employment Security, for 20 years before retiring, as a claims adjuster, in 1983. She leaves four sons, George W. Farrelly of East Greenwich, J. Robert Farrelly of Concord, N.H., Gerald P. Farrelly of Brentwood, Tenn., and Kenneth D. Farrelly of Warwick; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Evelyn Mason and George, Hugh and Edward Fox. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 8:15 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Rd., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in St. Philip Church, Putnam Avenue, Greenville. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

FARRELLY [Fall River MA Herald News, Wednesday 19 Sept 2007] Somerset — Fintan Farrelly, 69, of Somerset passed away Monday, September 17, 2007 at his residence surrounded and embraced by his loving family after a fifteen-month battle with cancer. Fintan died as he lived with dignity, strength, and a strong belief in God. He was the husband of forty-four years to Sheila (Dwyer) Farrelly. They celebrated their anniversary two days prior to Fintan’s passing. Fintan was born and educated in Dublin, Ireland. He was the son of the late Patrick and Kathleen (McAdoo) Farrelly. Mr. Farrelly then came to the United States and served his country for four years with the United States Navy. Fintan has resided in Somerset for the past forty years. Mr. Farrelly worked as a stationary engineer for New Power Company at the Brayton Point station in Somerset for thirty-four years before retiring as a first class engineer in 1999. He also taught at the MA/RI school of boiler operators for several years. Fintan recently held a part-time engineering position at Charlton Memorial Hospital, and also volunteered with Hospice Outreach. He was an avid gardener, camper, and truly loved being outdoors with family and friends in Ossippe, NH. His favorite hobby was making models of Irish thatched roof cottages at his workbench. He was a member of the Clover Club, Tin Can Soldiers, and the Romeo breakfast club. Survivors beside his wife of forty-four years are three daughters, Ann Marie Arruda and her husband Ronald of Swansea, Kathleen D. Souza and her husband Edward of Somerset, Christine L. Medeiros and her husband Riccardo of Somerset; three sons Patrick F. Farrelly of Seattle, Michael J. Farrelly and his wife Colleen of Dighton, Sean B. Farrelly of Somerset; a sister Maeve Kelly and her husband Patrick of Ireland; a brother Owen Farrelly and his wife Cora of England; also survived by eleven loving grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the grandfather of the late Angela Medeiros. His funeral services will be held on Friday at 9am from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am in Saint Thomas More Church, 386 Luther Ave., Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial to follow with military honors in Saint Patrick Cemetery Somerset. Memorial donations in his memory can be made to Hospice Outreach 502 Bedford St., Fall River, MA 02720. Calling hours with video photo album Thursday 4-7pm.

FARREN [Fall River MA Herald News, Tuesday 5 Aug 2003] Farren - Eileen E., age 86 of Fall River, August 3, 2003. Aunt of Ellen Farren, Mary Connell, Kathleen Northrop, Ellen Shaw, Elizabeth Bollard, Norman Thran, Steven Shavro and William Thran. Sister of the late Leo Farren, Mary V. Cushman, William J. Farren, Margaret Roche, Thomas E. Farren, Cathleen Shavro and Elizabeth A. Thran. Her funeral Mass will be held Wed. August 6, 2003 at 9:00 am in the Holy Cross Church of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish 69 Pulaski St., Fall River, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. At the request of the family visiting hours have been omitted. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library 175 North Beacon St. Watertown, MA 02472. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Fall River. Arrangement are in the care of the Maplewood Home Of Harrington-Sullivan, O'rourke And Waring, 986 Plymouth Ave., Fall River. www.waring-sullivan.com. [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 5 Aug 2003] Fall River - Eileen E. Farren, 86, of Borden Street, a retired billing clerk, died Sunday in Charlton Memorial Hospital. A lifelong Fall River resident, she was a daughter of the late William P. and Elizabeth (Finan) Farren. She attended BMC Durfee High School. Miss Farren had been a billing clerk for Newport Finishing for 30 years, until retiring. She later had worked for several years as a clerk for the Fall River Board of Elections. She was a member of the Borden East Seniors and the Niagara Seniors Association. Miss Farren was a parishioner of SS. Peter & Paul Church, and a former member of its Women's Guild. She leaves five nieces, Ellen Farren of Long Island, N.Y., Mary Connell and Kathleen Northrop, both of Swansea, Ellen Shaw of Carver, Mass., and Elizabeth Bollard of Middletown; and three nephews, Norman Thran of Newark, Ohio, Steven Shavro of Middletown and William Thran of Fall River. She was the sister of the late Leo, William J. and Thomas Farren, Mary V. Cushman, Cathleen Shavro and Elizabeth A. Thran. A funeral Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a.m. in the Holy Cross Church of SS. Peter & Paul Parish, 69 Pulaski St. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

FARREN [Providence RI Journal, Monday 11 Dec 2006] Farren, Roger P., 83, of Orient Avenue, died Saturday in the Roger Williams Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret (Arkins) Farren. Born in Medford, MA, a son of the late Roger and Margaret (McElhinney) Farren, he was a Pawtucket resident for 50 years. Mr. Farren was a Consultant to the textile industry from 1985 until his retirement in 1993. Prior to that he was a textile chemist for Esten Dye and the Lebanon Knitting Mills both in Pawtucket. He was a graduate of U/Mass Lowell with a BS in Textile Chemistry. He was a Army Veteran of WW II serving in the European Theater. He was a member of AATCC where he was a sectional committee member and served for a time as chairman of their Educational Committee. He was an original member and former treasurer of the Textile Advisory Council at U/Mass Dartmouth where he also taught textile chemistry courses. He was a member of the RSVP program for 8 years and was a founding member of the Pawtucket Crusaders. He leaves a son: Roger P. Farren, Jr. of Cranston, two daughters: Mary Farren McDonald of Austin, TX and Maggi Farren Taurone of Walpole, MA and nine grandchildren and two great grandsons. He was the father of the late Mary Ann Farren and Rusty Farren. A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St Mary's Church, Coyle Dr., Seekonk. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Clement School, 71 Warner St., Somerville, MA 02144. 

FARRISSEY [Fall River MA Herald News, Tuesday 28 Oct 2003] Farrissey - John A., of Fall River, died Sunday, October 26, 2003, husband of Louise P. (Higgins) Farrissey. He was the son of the late Andrew J. Farrissey and the late Catherine (O'Donnell) Farrissey. He was the father of three children, Catherine Farrissey Samaha, DMD of Bow, NH, Atty. John C. Farrissey of Fall River, MA and Atty. Jane E. Farrissey of Holbrook, MA. Brother of Andrew J. Farrissey, also of Fall River. Donations in his memory may be made to Charlton Memorial Hospital, 363 Highland Avenue, Fall River, MA or Catholic Memorial Home, 2446 Highland Ave., Fall River, MA. Funeral arrangements are private. Interment will be at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River.

FAUCHER (McCARRON) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 27 March 2003] Pawtucket - Agnes L. (McCarron) Faucher, 70, of York Avenue, died Monday at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island. Mrs. Faucher was the wife of Ubald "Joseph" Faucher Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Faucher celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary last April. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Eugene and Sarah (Greene) McCarron, she was a lifelong resident of the city. Besides her husband, she leaves three daughters, Deborah A. Case of Pawtucket, Joanne Yankee of Cumberland and Karen M. Kaiser of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a son, Edward J. Faucher Sr., two brothers, James and Francis McCarron, and two sisters, Margaret Santagata and Sarah Kelly, all of Pawtucket; and six grandsons, a granddaughter and four great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late David Faucher, and sister of the late Eugene McCarron and Catherine Mancini. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church, Pine Street. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery.

FAY (LEWIS) [Providence RI, The Providence Journal, 31 Oct 2000] Gertrude M. Fay, 90, of Greenwich Bay Manor, East Greenwich, formerly of East Providence, a former volunteer for Meeting Street School, died Sunday at the Evergreen House Health Center. She was the wife of the late Edwin A. Fay. Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of the late John and Caroline (Sullivan) Lewis. Mrs. Fay volunteered at the Nifty Thrifty, for Meeting Street School. She leaves a sister, Carolyn S. Martin of East Providence; and eight grandchildren, Carolee A. Leach of Coventry, Kimberly Stamatakos of Barrington, Laurie Fay Ibarra in Virginia, and Susan E. Bailey, Mary Lou Perry, and Siglinde M., Robert W., and John J. Fay, all of Watertown, N.Y.; 14 great-grandchildren, and 4 step-great- grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Carolyn Fay Barber and John E. Fay, and the sister of the late Albert and John J. Lewis. The funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Martha Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

FAY [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 3 Dec 2003] Cumberland - Veronica Fay, formerly Sister M. Gervase, RSM, 85, of the Mount St. Rita Health Centre, a Sister of Mercy for 67 years, and a retired educator, died yesterday at home. Born Sarah Veronica Fay, in Providence, a daughter of the late Patrick C. and Sarah (Hand) Fay, she entered the Sisters of Mercy on Sept. 8, 1936, and made her vows on March 12, 1939. She was a graduate of the former Catholic Teachers College, in Providence, and of Salve Regina College and Notre Dame University. Sister Veronica had taught at the former Tyler School and the former St. Francis Xavier Academy, both in Providence; the St. Mary and St. Edward Schools, both in Pawtucket; Bishop Feehan High School, in Attleboro; and Mercy College, in Detroit. In 1988, she retired to the St. Mary Convent, East Providence, and then to Franklin Court, Bristol. She moved to the Mount St. Rita Health Centre this year. Sister Veronica was a gifted artist and crafts teacher. She leaves many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Cooney and Rita, Stephen, Charles, John, Joseph, Francis, George and Frederick Fay. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Mount St. Rita Chapel, 15 Sumner Brown Rd. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

FAY [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 27 Jan 2004] Warwick - Donald R. Fay, 76, of Quaker Lane, and formerly of Narragansett, a retired box salesman, died Sunday at Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick. He was the husband of the late Mary L. (Falvey) Fay. Born in Cranston, a son of the late James A. and Evelyn C. (McHale) Fay, he had lived in Narragansett before moving to Warwick six years ago. Mr. Fay had been a box salesman for 44 years, first at the former Peerless Box Co. of Providence, and later at the Taylor Box Co. of Warren, before retiring in 1990. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. Mr. Fay was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Cranston Council 1738. He leaves a sister, Geraldeen Fay of Warwick. He was the brother of the late James A., Edmund, Irving and Walter Russell Fay and Evelyn C. Hallene. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Russsell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Rd. (Route 117), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in St. Gregory the Great Church, Cowesett Road. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FAY (SULLIVAN) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 23 Mar 2004] Cranston - Helen J. Fay, 90, of Lyndon Road, died yesterday at home. She was the wife of the late James A. Fay. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Patrick and Jenette S. (Graham) Sullivan, she had lived in Cranston for 65 years. Mrs. Fay was a communicant of St. Paul of Edgewood Church. She leaves two sons, Edmund J. Fay of Smithfield and Ronald F. Fay of Cranston, with whom she made her home; a grandson, Kevin M. Fay, of Monterey Bay, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late James A. Fay III, and the sister of the late Raymond, William, John, Henry and Evelyn Sullivan and Grace Cameron. The funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Jones-Walton-Sheridan Funeral Home, 1895 Broad St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Paul of Edgewood Church, One St. Paul Place. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery. 

FAY [Newport RI Daily News, Friday 1 Oct 2004] Fay - In Spring Valley, CA, on September 26, 2004, Charles Joseph Fay Jr., husband of the late Hester (Dennett) Fay. Residence 10770 Jamacha Road, Spring Valley, CA.. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903-4253. [Providence RI Journal, Friday 1 Oct 2004] Newport - Charles Joseph Fay Jr., 79, of 10770 Jamacha Rd., Spring Valley, Calif., formerly of Newport, a retired salesman, died Sunday at Brighton Place Spring Valley. He was the husband of the late Hester (Dennett) Fay. Born in Newport on May 9, 1925, he was the son of the late Charles J. and Agnes M. (Hughes) Fay. Mr. Fay had been a salesman for All Fresh until his retirement in 1988. He was a Navy veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He leaves three sons, Dr. Michael Fay of Chula Vista, Calif., Charles Joseph Fay III of Livingston, Mont., and Patrick Joseph Fay of Rescue, Calif.; two sisters, Mary Cedrone of South Yarmouth, Mass., and Patricia Wilson of Methuen, Mass.; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Joseph Church, Broadway and Mann Avenue. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.

FAY [Fall River MA Herald News, Tuesday 30 Aug 2005] Fay -- Entered into rest Sunday, August 28, 2005, Kevin F. Fay, 52, of Baker St., Assonet; husband of Cynthia (Graham) Fay; son of Imelda (Mercier) Fay and the late Vincent J. Fay and brother of Melaine Ann Wells. His funeral will be held Wednesday at 10:30 AM from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral Mass in St. Mary Cathedral at 11:00. Burial, Notre Dame Cemetery. Visitation, Wednesday morning prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. Donations may be made to Hospice Outreach, 502 Bedford St., Fall River MA 02720or American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701.

FAY [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 15 Apr 2006] Fay, Edmund J., 59, of Halsey Drive, Smithfield, a cable splicer for Verizon before retiring in 1996, died Thursday at home. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Chase) Fay. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James and Helen (Sullivan) Fay. He had been a resident of Smithfield since 1977. He had served in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft electrician from 1965 to 1969. He was a member of the Smithfield Lodge of Elks, #2359 and Past President of IBEW Local 2323. He was a quick-witted man and enjoyed his passions, NASCAR races, the Boston Red Sox and music. He is survived by his son, Kevin M. Fay of Smithfield, a brother Ronald F. Fay of Cranston, and his companion, Sharon DiSpirito of Woonsocket. He was the brother of the late James A. Fay, III. His funeral will be held Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. from the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Rt. 44, at Greenville Common, Greenville. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Burial will be in St. Patricks Cemetery, Burrillville. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations for a Memorial may be made to Sharon DiSpirito, 139 Valley Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895. 

FAY [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Monday 3 July 2006] Attleboro -- Joseph John Fay, 77, died at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, on Saturday, July 1, 2006. Born on July 27, 1928, in Norwood, the son of the late John J. & Ellen (Kelliher) Fay. He was a 1947 graduate of Westwood High School. Mr. Fay was a resident of South Attleboro, having moved there from East Walpole. He was a fan of auto racing. Mr. Fay was the owner and operator of Joe's Service Station in Stoughton for over 40 years. He was the beloved husband of Edna G. (Mackness) Fay, the loving father of Debbie Conti of North Attleboro, Linda Daly of Nantucket, John Fay of Attleboro, and Donna Fay-Baptista of Cumberland, R.I., and the cherished grandfather of Wendy Conti, Melissa Conti, Amanda Cyr and the late Jeremy Conti. He was the great-grandfather of Allison and Elizabeth. He was the brother of Louise A. Donovan of Norwood, Bernice F. Dahill of Washington, D.C., and the late Barbara J. Walter. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral that will be held at James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home 48 Common St., Walpole on Thursday, July 6, 2006 at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are Wednesday, July 5, 2006 from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Memorial donations may be made to: SIDS at Childrens Hospital 300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02115.

FAY [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Thursday 2 Nov 2006] Fay: of Mattapoisett, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, Robert J., 75. Widower of Rebecca M. (LaBrecque) Fay. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road (Route 6), Mattapoisett. His funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with a Mass at 10 at St. Anthony's Church, Mattapoisett. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery.

FAY [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 25 April 2007] Fay, Brendan J., 95, formerly of North Providence, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich. He was the beloved husband of the late Katherine B. 'Kitty' (O'Brien) Fay. Born in Providence, a son of the late Bernard and Mary (McArdle) Fay, Mr. Fay had been an Army veteran of World War II and had worked for the Leesona Corporation. He had been a former member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Augustine Council, a member and volunteer at the North Providence Senior Center and an avid Red Sox Fan. Surviving are two daughters, Brenda M. Fay of Westerly and Kathleen M. Richards of Ohio; two granddaughters, Brenda Smith and Kara Richards, and three great-grandchildren; a brother, George Fay, a sister, Margaret 'Peggy' Arpin, and the late Eleanor Fuyat and James Fay. His funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from the J. F. Skeffington Chapel, 925 Chalkstone Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Augustine Church, Mt. Pleasant Ave., at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery. Visiting hours Thursday 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Augustine School or St. Elizabeth Home in his memory will be appreciated.

FAY [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 30 Sept 2007] Fay, John E., Jr., 79, of Cole St., Pawtucket, died Friday, September 28, 2007 at the Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Leatrice (Cecchini) Fay. Mr. Fay was born in Providence, the son of the late John E. and Agnes (Boland) Fay Sr. He lived most of his life in Pawtucket. He was a United States Navy Veteran. Mr. Fay owned and operated the former Blackstone Printers in Pawtucket. In recent years he was employed by New England Paper Tube. He was an avid horse racing enthusiast and handicapper. He leaves a daughter, Kathleen Botty of Pelham, New Hampshire, three brothers, Philip, and Robert Fay of Pawtucket, James Fay of North Kingston, two sisters, Ellen Shannon of Dennisport, MA., and Mary Carr of Pawtucket. There will be a funeral service for Mr. Fay in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery Chapel, Prospect St., Pawtucket, Monday, at 10:00 am. Calling hours in the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, Monday morning from 9:00 am.

FAY [Fall River MA Herald News, Monday 29 Oct 2007] Francis “Frank” Fay, 81, of Fall River, husband of 49 years to Juliette Y. (Hamel) Fay, died Sunday, October 28, 2007 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was employed by the City of Fall River, Dept. of Public Works as a equipment operator and was a Navy veteran of WWII.  He was member of the Fall River City Retirees and enjoyed going to the casino. Father of Bruce Fay, Brian Fay (wife Cheryl), all of Fall River; Grandfather of Shawn Fay and Nicholas Fernandes, both of Fall River; Brother of Donald and Robert Fay, both of NH and Constance Caron of Tiverton; and the late Albert Fay. His funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 AM from Auclair Funeral Home, 690 S. Main St. Fall River, with a funeral Mass in Notre Dame Church at 10 AM Burial, Notre Dame Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 4 PM to 8 PM.

FAYAN (FOLEY) [Fall River MA Herald News, Sunday 9 Feb 2003] In Fall River Feb. 7, 2003 Marjorie (Foley) Fayan. Wife of Louis F. Fayan Jr. Daughter of the late Joseph F. Foley Sr. and the late Margaret M. (Shaw) Foley. Mother of Louis F. Fayan III, and Anne Marie Fayan. Grandmother of Ryan Fayan, Kyle Fayan and Marisa Barnaby. Sister of Madeline (Foley) Coady and the late Joseph F. Foley Jr. Residence Foley Ave. Somerset and Baypoint, Swansea. Her funeral will take place on Tues. Feb. 11, 2003 at 9AM from the Rose E. Sullivan And Waring Home, 866 County St. Somerset followed by a funeral Mass at 10AM in St. Thomas More Church Luther Ave, Somerset. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery in Fall River. Calling hours Mon. 5-8PM. [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 9 Feb 2003] Somerset - Marjorie Fayan, 75, of Foley Avenue, and Baypoint, Swansea, died Friday at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. She was the wife of Louis F. Fayan Jr. Born in Swansea, she was a daughter of the late Joseph F. Foley Sr. and Margaret M. (Shaw) Foley. Mrs. Fayan had been a dietitian at St. Anne's Hospital, an instructor of dietetics at the former St. Anne's Hospital School of Nursing, and an instructor at the former Fall River Diploma School of Nursing, all in Fall River, before retiring. She was a 1946 graduate of the former Sacred Hearts Academy, a 1950 graduate of Marymount College, Tarrytown, N.Y., and had attended graduate school at Brown University, Providence. Mrs. Fayan was a member and past president of the Sacred Hearts Academy Alumnae Association, the Somerset Catholic Women's Club, and the Country Garden Club of Swansea, and a member of the Swansea Historical Society. She was a communicant of St. Thomas More Church. Besides her husband, she leaves a son, Louis F. Fayan III, a daughter, Anne Marie Fayan, and a sister, Madeline Coady, all of Somerset, and three grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Joseph F. Foley Jr. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from Rose E. Sullivan and Waring Home, 866 County St., with a funeral Mass at 10 in St. Thomas More Church, Luther Avenue. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River. 

FAYNE (DONILON) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 10 June 2003] Cranston - Muriel L. (Donilon) Fayne, 74, of Ledgewood Drive, and also of Matunuck village, South Kingstown, a homemaker, died yesterday at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket unit. She was the wife of the late James J. Fayne. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Frank E. and Bertha I. (Stewart) Donilon, she had lived in Cranston for many years. Mrs. Fayne was a former member of the board of directors of the St. Elizabeth Home, in Providence, where she had been a volunteer for many years. She leaves two daughters, Candace Nichols of Cranston and Deborah DiOrio of Coventry; a sister, Isabelle Martell of Scituate; her companion of more than 30 years, Paul Shippee of Meriden, Conn., and Matunuck; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Raymond Donilon and Frank Donilon Jr. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Butterfield Chapel, 500 Pontiac Ave. Burial will be private.

FEARON [Pawtucket RI Evening Times, Wednesday, 19 June 1895] Recent Death - At her residence at the corner of Pine and Randall streets, on Monday, Miss Mary Fern died, age about 50 years. She had been ill for a long time, previously to which she had been employed in the haircloth factory of Payne & Taylor. [Mary J. Fearon June 16, 1895]  [contact Bob Ryan ryanblack@cox.net]

FEARON [Pawtucket RI Evening Times, 19 Dec 1912] Fearon ---In St. Joseph’s Hospital Dec. 19 Patrick Fearon Funeral from the residence of his sister, Mrs. Catherine McGurn. 34 Jefferson Ave. Saturday, Dec. 21 at 8:15 a. m. Requiem Mass St.Mary’s Church at 9 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. No carriages.  [contact Bob Ryan ryanblack@cox.net]

FEEHAN (MURTHA) [Newport RI Daily News, On-Line Obituaries June 2008] Portsmouth - Mary A. (Murtha) Freehan, 86, of Columbia Terrace, Portsmouth, RI, died Saturday, June 21, 2008 in Newport Hospital. She was the devoted wife of George W. Freehan for 59 years. Born in Pittsfield, MA on June 27, 1921, she was the daughter of the late James B. and Delia (Gallagher) Murtha of Lenox, MA. Mrs. Freehan worked as a secretary for General Electric in Pittsfield, MA. She worked in retail for Sears, formerly of Middletown, and the former Ley's Century Store in Newport. Mrs. Freehan served on the Board of Directors for the James L. Maher Center. Besides her husband, she was the devoted mother of Mary Jane Lilley and her husband James of Portsmouth, RI, and Patty June Freehan of Bristol, RI. She was sister of the late Eileen Regnier and Beatrice Horton. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at 10 a.m. in St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery in Middletown. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, from 4-7 p.m. in Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the James L. Maher Center, P.O. Box 4390, Middletown, RI 02842 or to Looking Upwards, P.O. Box 4289, Middletown, RI 02842.

FEELEY [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 19 March 1942] PAWTUCKET MAN DEAD OF INJURIES. John J. Feeley, 60, of 405 Pawtucket avenue, Pawtucket, died yesterday afternoon in Memorial Hospital from injuries suffered early yesterday morning while crossing East avenue at Pawtucket avenue. Feeley's death was the 18th highway fatality in the State this year. Last year on the same date, there were 14. His was the second death of the year in Pawtucket and the first in 45 days. Ermelindo Riccio, 26, of 233 East avenue, Pawtucket, driver of the car that struck Feeley, told police he did not see the man until his car hit him. He was released after questioning.

FEELEY [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Friday 23 Apr 2004] Miami -- The Rev. Thomas Feeley, C.S.C., 74, of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Easton, Mass., died Wednesday, April 21, 2004. Born and raised in New Bedford, Mass., he was the son of the late Norah (Stinchon) and Michael Feeley. The Rev. Feeley was ordained as a priest in 1955, when he received a licentiate in theology from the Gregorian University, Rome. He held a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and a doctorate in philosophy from Laval University in Quebec. He taught at King's College in Wilkes Barre, Pa. In 1962, the Rev. Feeley joined Stonehill, where he was a professor, administrator and priest for almost four decades. He taught in the college's philosophy department, which he chaired on several occasions. In 2001, he became professor emeritus. He was known as a dedicated teacher and a pastoral priest, one who reached out to people during difficult times. He served generations of students with distinction and compassion. His death is a loss for the college, and for Family Rosary. In 1998, the Rev. Feeley became national director of Family Rosary, a ministry of Holy Cross Family Ministries in Easton, where he served for three years before he was appointed vice postulator of the Cause of Canonization of Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., the famous "Rosary Priest." As vice postulator, a role he relished, the Rev. Feeley gathered documentation in support of the case for the Rev. Peyton's canonization. He was also cataloging the Rev. Peyton's letters, sermons, radio shows and television talks. The Rev. Feeley, who was in Florida preaching when he became ill, held retreats for religious communities in Ireland, England and the Middle East, as well as across North America. With Stonehill colleague and fellow philosopher Frank Gendreau, he wrote "Moral Integrity," a book on moral philosophy. The Pauline Press recently published his "Friends in the Lord." He wrote weekly columns for the Holy Cross Family Ministries. His work appeared often in several Catholic newspapers. His interests included Scripture, classical music and gardening. Survivors include a sister, Mary Pat Feeley Thornton; four nephews, John W. Thornton Jr. and his wife, Melinda, Michael Feeley Carey Thornton and his wife, Cathy, Michael Colgan and Dan Colgan; three nieces, Jane Thornton Mastrucci and her husband, Joseph, Deborah Thornton Hasty, R.N., his nurse over the past month, her husband, Rick, and Peggy Colgan; six grandnephews, David, Ryan, Michael, Rick IV, Thomas and Jason; and seven grandnieces Katie, Christie, Mary, Beth, Natasha, McKenzie and Michala. He was the uncle of the late Gracie and brother of the late Jane Feeley Colgan. His funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Cross Church, South Easton, Mass. Burial will be at the Holy Cross Fathers and Brothers Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kane Funeral Home in Easton.  

FEELEY (KINKEAD) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 26 Jan 2005] Feeley, Martha L. (Kinkead), 84, of Providence died Monday at Steere House. She was the wife of James A. Feeley. A registered nurse for 40 years, she retired from Women & Infants Hospital in 1981. A past board member of the Lucy C. Ayers Home. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Hugh and Marie (Brennan) Kinkead. She leaves 5 sons, James A. Feeley, Jr., Austin, Tx., Geoffrey H. Feeley, North Providence, Richard G. Feeley, Glocester, Michael T. Feeley, Salem, Ma., Sean P. Feeley, Johnston; 2 daughters, Susan M. Feeley and Marie E. Marcil, both of Providence; 2 brothers, Robert Kinkead, South Dennis, Richard Kinkead, Yarmouthport; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A sister of the late Frances Matterson, Barbara and Thomas Kinkead. Funeral Friday at 9 A.M. from The Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael Church, Prov., at 10 A.M. Calling hours Thursday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Steere House, 100 Borden St., Prov., RI 02903.

FEELEY [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 28 Feb 2006] Feeley, Charles W., 63, formerly of East Providence and Carolina, died unexpectedly February 7, 2006 at his home in Pinellas Park, FL. He was recently retired from RIPTA. He was the son of the late Charles and Lorraine (Goloskie) Feeley. He is survived by his sister, Lorraine Harrington of Warwick and his three children, Dawn Carusi of Barrington, Michael Feeley of Glendale, AZ and Patricia Medwar of Cary, NC. Services at a later date will be private.

FEELEY [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 12 Sep 2006] Feeley, James A., 86, of Melrose Street died Sunday at the Steere House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Martha L. (Kinkead) Feeley. Born in Providence, a son of the late Thomas and Bridget J. (Dyer) Feeley, he had lived in North Providence for 40 years before moving to Providence 2 years ago. Mr. Feeley was a steel worker at the Washburn Wire Company for 28 years and later worked as a courier for the East Providence Credit Union. Active in community service, Mr. Feeley was a volunteer at Amos House, the RI Community Food Bank, and Project Aids. A Coast Guard veteran, he served in the Atlantic and Pacific during WWII. Mr. Feeley leaves 5 sons, James A. Feeley, Jr. of Austin, TX, Geoffrey H. Feeley of North Providence, Richard G. Feeley of Glocester, Michael T. Feeley of Salem, MA, Sean P. Feeley of Johnston; 2 daughters, Susan M. Feeley and Marie E. Marcil, both of Providence; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late John J. and George T. Feeley, Margaret M. Trainor, Katherine V. Haun, Jean E. Roy and Marion E. McCarthy. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM at the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Calling hours Wednesday 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the George Wiley Center, 32 East Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860, will be appreciated. Burial will be private. 

FEELEY (TIERNEY) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 5 Aug 2007] Feeley, Marion T., died August 3, 2007 at Elmhurst Extended Care Facility in Providence, Rhode Island. She was born in Watertown MA on May 5, 1919 to Thomas and Helen Tierney. Marion was one of 8 children. She is survived by her sisters Muriel Healy of Arlington, MA, and Rita Crosby of Cape Cod, MA. Marion was married to the late James W. Feeley of North Providence, RI. They are survived by their three children, William of Fairfax, VA and Terry and Patricia of Saunderstown, RI, as well as two daughters-in-law, Sharon of Fairfax, VA and Donna of Saunderstown, RI. Marion attended Rosary Academy, Katherine Gibbs, and Boston University. She worked as an executive secretary for many years at Rhode Island College, Marjorie McNiff, CPA, and Laser Fare. Marion was active in the community, taught CCD classes, and served as PTA President at James L. Maguire Elementary School in North Providence, RI. Marion was an avid swimmer and enjoyed this activity well into her 70s. She enjoyed continuing education courses, reading and playing the piano. She was devoted to the Church and her family and was an excellent Mother. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10AM in St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown. Relatives and friends are invited and may call today, Sunday from 3-5PM in The Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home of Wickford, 140 West Main Street, Wickford Village, North Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, for the family and Marions love of animals, the family asks that any memorial donations be sent to the Exeter Rhode Island No Kill Animal Shelter, 169 South County Trail, Exeter, RI 02822. 

FEENAN [Fall River MA Herald News, Thursday 17 Mar 2005] Feenan -- Passed away March 16, 2005, Shirley C. Feenan, of New Bedford in her 85th year. Private funeral arrangements are under the directions of Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: A Wish Come True, Inc., 1010 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI 02888. [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Thursday 17 Mar 2005] New Bedford -- Shirley C. Feenan, 84, of New Bedford died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illness. Born in Westport, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Elva E. (Cornell) Feenan. She was a lifelong resident of the area. She graduated from Dartmouth High School and was a former member of Pacific Union Congregational Church, Westport. She was a secretary at the Star Store and worked at Morse Twist Drill until she retired. Survivors include many nieces and nephews. Private funeral arrangements are by Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport. 

FEENEY [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 5 Aug 2003] William V. Feeney Jr., 63, of Jasmine Trace Drive, Kissimmee, Fla., and formerly of Warwick, a retired Navy chief petty officer 1st class, and later a hospital service coordinator, died Saturday at Florida Hospital South, Orlando, Fla. He was the husband of Barbara (Ricci) Feeney. Born in Providence, he was a son of Anna (Caduto) Feeney of Cranston, and the late William V. Feeney Sr. Mr. Feeney had been a hospital service coordinator for the former Veterans Administration Medical Center, now the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in Providence, from 1984 to 1994. A Navy veteran, he had served from 1956 to 1976, when he retired as a chief petty officer 1st class. He had been a helicopter mechanic with Attack Squadron 172, and had trained with the SEALs in combat rescue. He received several medals. Mr. Feeney was a member, and a past state and chapter commander, of the Disabled American Veterans. Besides his wife and his mother, he leaves three sons, William V. Feeney III and Brian Feeney, both of Warwick, and Darren Feeney of Kissimmee; a brother, Thomas Feeney of Cranston; and three grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Nardolillo Funeral Home, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Ann Church, Cranston Street, Cranston. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FEENEY [Fall River MA Herald News, Saturday 24 Sep 2005] Feeney -- Passed away Wednesday September 21, 2005, Daniel F. Feeney of Assonet formerly of Norwood, age 92. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Huse) Feeney) and the late Jeanne (Papineau) Feeney. He was the son of the late Daniel and Delia Feeney. He was the father of Susan Toro and David Feeney and father-in-law of Cheryl Feeney. He had 4 grandchildren. Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Monday at 9AM from the Boyko Memorial Funeral Home, 709 Broadway, Fall River, MA, followed by a funeral Mass at 10AM at St. Stanislaus Church, Rockland St., Fall River, MA. Calling hours Sunday 4-7PM. Interment Tuesday in Highland Cemetery, Norwood at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Shawn Matthew Feeney Fund, 619 East St., Walpole MA 02081.

FEENEY (GILMORE) [Providence RI Journal, Monday 14 Nov 2005] Feeney, Mary V., 93, formerly of East Street, died Friday at Kent Hospital. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Luke and Mary (Campbell) Gilmore. She was the wife of the late Austin E. Feeney and had lived in Cranston since 1967. Mrs. Feeney was a member of the Cranston Library Assn. and the Cranston Senior Center. She leaves two daughters; Vivian J. Aldrich of Coventry and Barbara A. Siravo of Cranston. A son, Ernest Turnbull of Narragansett. A brother Francis Gilmore of Greenville, 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday at 10:45 from the Stapleton-Barry-Holdredge Funeral Home, 684 Park Avenue, Cranston. Mass of Christian Burial in St Ann Church, Cranston Street at 11:15 a.m. Calling hours 9:45-10:45.

FEENEY [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 26 Mar 2006] Feeney, Robert M. 'Bob', 87, of Malden St., a Vehicle Operations Analyst and accident investigator for the US Post Office for 47 years, retiring 13 years ago, died peacefully Friday at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Wetzel) Feeney. Born in Providence, a son of the late John O. and Mary (McCall) Feeney, he was a Cranston resident for 38 years. John O. Feeney was the former Asst. Post Master and with Bob served the Post Office for over 100 years. He was an army veteran of WW II, serving in India. He was also a welder with the 58th Bomb Wing Squadron. He donated much of his photos and memorabilia to the New England Air Museum. He was a member of the Hope Council Senior Center where he loved to play bocce and bowl. During his life, Bob was a champion bowler and bowled for many years with the Post Office League. He was also a member of NARFE, AARP, and the CRS Club. Bob was well known for his quick wit, sense of humor and his kind and caring ways. People were drawn to him by his charisma, good looks and twinkling blue eyes. He leaves his beloved daughter Nancy 'Rabbitt' Feeney and her companion Jerry Fillion of Warwick. He also leaves his long time companion Alice Amaral of East Providene, his sister-in-law and her husband Helen and Bill Collins of Matunuck, 3 grandchildren Lynn, Lisa and Christina, 6 great-grandchildren and 9 loving nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Eleanor Markey, Marjorie Johnson and Richard Feeney. He also leaves Barbara Bradley. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 A.M. from the Urquhart Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave., Rt. 5, Greenwood, Warwick (exit 12A on I95) with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in St. Matthew Church, Elmwood Ave., Cranston. Calling hours Tuesday, 5-8 P.M. with a celebration of his life at 8 P.M. Burial with Military Honors will be in St. Ann Cemtery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Council for the Blind. 

FEENEY [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 14 May 2006] Feeney, Donald R., 55, of John St., died Friday at home. He was the husband of Colleen E. (Dolan) Feeney. They had been married for 28 years. Born in Pawtucket, a son of Elizabeth B. (Rossi) Feeney, of Providence, and the late Thomas S. Feeney, he had lived in North Providence for the past 25 years, previously living in the Smith Hill Section of Providence. Donald was a patrolman for the Providence Police Department for 22 years, retiring in 1995. He was currently a Court Security Officer with the United States Marshal Service for the past 8 years. He had also been a bartender at the Smith Hill Tap for the past 25 years. A proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, he had been a member of the 101st Airborne Division known as the 'Screaming Eagles'. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. He was a member of the Providence Police Department Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 3, the Retired Providence Police and Firefighters Association, the Providence Police Association, and the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick. He had also been a coach for the North Providence East Little League and the North Providence Youth Basketball Association for many years. Although Donald had many achievements in life, his greatest joy was being a dad. Beside his wife Colleen, he leaves a daughter; Erin L. Feeney, three sons; Patrick D. Feeney, Daniel T. Feeney, and Connor L. Feeney, all of North Providence, two brothers; Thomas L. Feeney of Boynton Beach, Florida, Russell S. Feeney of Providence, and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Tuesday, at 8:45 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Patrick Church, Smith Street, Providence. Burial, with military honors, in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Monday 3-8 p.m. Memorial contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 or the Vietnam Veterans of America, Rhode Island State Council, 83 Park Street, Providence, RI 02903 in his memory will be appreciated. 

FEENEY [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 28 May 2006] Feeney, Thomas G., of Ross Hill Rd., Charlestown and formerly of Russell Ave., Pawcatuck, Ct., passed away May 26, 2006. He was the father of Thomas, James, and Mary Ellen Feeney. Funeral services will be held in St. Ann's Cemetery Chapel Tuesday at 11:00 am. A visiting hour will be held in Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home 59 Spruce St., Westerly, from 8:30-9:30 am.

FEIGHERY [Brevard County FL, Florida Today, 12 June 1999] Melbourne -- Raymond Feighery, 67, a property manager, died Thursday, June 10, at home. Mr. Feighery was born in Providence, R.I. He came to Brevard County in 1994 from Key Largo. He was an Air Force veteran who had achieved the rank of staff sergeant. Mr. Feighery was a volunteer coordinator for Project Response in Melbourne. Survivors include his daughters, Cynthia Robinson of Melbourne, Monica Bergeron of Warwick, R.I., Deborah LaDieu of North Providence, R.I., Barbara Iacovone and Linda Cloutier, both of Pawtucket, R.I.; son, Raymond Feighery of Seattle; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. No calling hours are scheduled. Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Melbourne Church of Religious Science. Beach Funeral Home in Indian Harbour Beach is in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to Project Response, 745 Apollo Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901.

FELL (QUINN) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 12 Aug 2004] Pawtucket - Mary Fell, 80, of Vine Street, an administrative assistant before she retired, died Tuesday at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro. She was the wife of the late Thomas Fell. Born in Jersey City, N.J., a daughter of the late Thomas and Domenica (Blumetti) Quinn, she had lived in Pawtucket for 60 years. Mrs. Fell was an administrative assistant for the State of Rhode Island for 20 years before she retired. She leaves three daughters, Patricia A. Fell in New Jersey, Mary F. Fell in North Carolina and Kathryn M. Ferguson of Pawtucket; a son, Brian T. Fell in Connecticut; a brother, Thomas Quinn in Maine; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Rose McCartney. The funeral will be held at a later date.

FELL (RAINEY) [Providence RI Journal, Friday 21 July 2006] Fell, Catherine (Rainey) age 67, of Hemlock Village, Foster, died July 17, 2006. Born in Paterson, NJ a resident of Foster for 37 years. Daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Curley) Rainey. Mother of the late Brian Fell. She is survived by a daughter Barbara Fell of Foster, two sisters Patricia Taranto and Alberta Gentile of NJ, one brother Lawerence Rainey of Portsmouth, 3 nieces, 3 nephews, 2 grandnieces, and 2 grandnephews. Funeral Services will be private. Donations in Catherine's memory may be made to the Scelorderma Foundation, N.E. Chapter, or the Brian Fell Memorial fund at Ponaganset High School.

FENELON (WALKER) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 19 Feb 2003] Hopkinton - Suzanne M. Fenelon, 50, of 7 High St., Ashaway village, an antiques dealer, died Sunday at Watch Hill Manor, Westerly. Born in Westerly, she was a daughter of Arthur T. Fenelon of Fall River and the late Joyce (Buckler) Walker. Ms. Fenelon had owned and operated the former Top Hat Antique Shop of Mystic, Conn., and Watch Hill. Besides her father, she leaves a son, Patrick Fenelon of Ashaway; two sisters, Pamela F. Moran and Christine A. White, both of Beverly Hills, Fla.; and a niece. The funeral will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St., Westerly. Burial will be in the First Hopkinton Cemetery, Chase Hill Road, Hopkinton. 

FENELON [Fall River MA Herald News, Saturday 29 Sept 2007] Fall River — Arthur T. Fenelon Jr., 81, of Fall River, Massachusetts, formerly of Westerly, Rhode Island and Florida, passed away Thursday September 27, 2007 at the Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center.  He was the former husband of Joyce Buckler. Arthur was born in Yonkers, New York on July 24, 1926, the son of the late Arthur T. Fenelon, Sr. and Catharine (MacLaughin) Fenelon.  He was a graduate of Westerly High School.  Mr. Fenelon then served his country during WWII with the United States Navy.  Following his service, he continued his education at the University of Alabama.  Arthur worked for the former Bell Telephone Company for over fifteen years as a lineman after which he started his own business, two ski shops located in Westerly, RI and Mystic, CT.  He also worked as a function manager at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Boston, as a member of the grounds crew at Fenway Park, and as a car salesman for the Ernie Boch dealership in Massachusetts.  In 1989, he retired to Florida where he worked part time for a security agency.  Arthur enjoyed skiing, sailing, and being near the ocean. Survivors are two daughters, Pamela F. Moran of Fall River and Christine A. Fenelon of Florida, two sisters, Andre? Charos of Pawcatuck, Connecticut and Yvonne F. Shaw of Florida, two grandchildren, Patrick D. Fenelon of Utah and Tiffany A. Clements of Fall River, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Suzanne M. Fenelon and brother of the late Audrey F. Seamans and Adair Rasmussen. All arrangements are private at the family’s request. All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River, MA.

FENNESSY [Providence RI Journal, Monday 17 March 2003] Warwick - Francis J. Fennessy, 79, of Warwick Avenue, a retired State of Rhode Island employee, died Saturday at Kent County Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret A. (McGee) Fennessy. Born in Providence, a son of the late Francis J. and Mary E. (Vaughn) Fennessy, he had lived in Providence before moving to Warwick 10 years ago. Mr. Fennessy had worked for the State of Rhode Island Department of Transportation, for 12 years, retiring in 1988. He had previously worked for the Nathan Warren & Son Fruit Produce Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a recipient of several awards, including the Silver Star and Purple Heart. He was a communicant of St. Matthew Church, Cranston. He leaves two sons, Kevin J. Fennessy of Warwick and Kenneth F. Fennessy of Cranston; a brother, Daniel Fennessy of Warwick; a sister, Mary Harrell in Texas; and a grandson. He was the brother of the late James and Cathleen Fennessy, and Mildred Thorpe. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home, 971 Branch Ave., Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Matthew Church, Elmwood and Park Avenues, Cranston. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FENNESSY [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 24 Mar 2004] North Providence - William J. Fennessy, 85, of Cottage Avenue, a retired letter carrier, died yesterday at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Mary A. (Hague) Fennessy. They had been married for 58 years. Born in Providence, the son of the late William P. and Catherine (McClaughlin) Fennessy, he had lived in Providence for 43 years before moving to North Providence 42 years ago. He was a 1936 graduate of La Salle Academy, in Providence. Mr. Fennessy had worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 23 years, retiring from the East Side station in Providence, as a letter carrier, in 1982. He previously had worked for A&P Supermarkets. An Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, serving in England as a technical sergeant and medical administrative specialist in the medical corps of the 358th Bomber Squadron, he received several medals and citations. He was a former member of the American Legion. Mr. Fennessy was a communicant of St. Augustine Church, in Providence, where he had served as an usher and collector. He was a former member of the St. Michael Council, Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed painting, bowling and golfing, and was a longtime fan of Providence College basketball. Beside his wife, he leaves two daughters, M. Eileen Murray of Smithfield and Elizabeth A. Noonan of Alton Bay, N.H.; two sisters, Frances C. Donovan of Charlestown and Catherine E. Cook of Camillus, N.Y.; and two grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Margaret A. Freeman. The funeral will be held Friday at 8 a.m. from Elliott M. Robbins Chapel, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Augustine Church, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial, with military honors, will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  

FENTON [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Wednesday 28 March 2007] Fenton - In Boston, March 26, 2007, of Taunton, Dr. John Fenton, 91. Residence: Ashland St., Taunton. Husband of Ruth (Cooney) Fenton. Son of the late John J. & Mary (Hanrahan) Fenton. Father of John E. Fenton, Jr. and his wife Marianne of Middleboro, Michael G. Fenton and his wife Susan of Acton, Joseph P. Fenton and his wife Laurie of Brooklyn Park, MN, Daniel J. Fenton and his wife Karen of Duxbury, Mary E. Fenton of Washington DC, Ruth A. Kwasnik and her husband Edward of Norwell, Anne M. Fenton of Beverly, Kathleen J. Praino and her husband Michael of W. Bridgewater and Patricia E. Mello and her husband Peter of No. Dartmouth. Grandfather of Katherine Kwasnik of Somerville, Martha Kwasnik of Norwell, Edward M. Kwasnik, Jr. of Norwell, Matthew Kwasnik of Norwell, Meghan Praino of West Bridgewater, Devin Praino of West Bridgewater, James Fenton of Middleboro, Jack Fenton of Acton, Hillary Fenton of Brooklyn Park, MN, Jack J. Fenton and William J. Fenton. Calling Hours will be held at the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St. in Taunton, Thursday, March 29th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Taunton, Friday at 11 am. Interment: St. Joseph Cemetery in Taunton. Donations in John’s memory may be made to Matthew Kulke Research Fund, Dana Farber Cancer Inst. G.I. Oncology, c/o Contribution Services, 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445.

FERGUSON [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 22 April 2003] North Providence - George E. Ferguson, 81, of Smith Street, a retired custodian, died Saturday at Heritage Hills Nursing Center, Smithfield. He was the husband of Dorothy B. (Rowan) Ferguson, to whom he had been married for 55 years. Born in Burrillville, a son of the late Bernard and Josephine (Proulx) Ferguson, he had lived in North Providence since 1978, formerly residing in Johnston. Mr. Ferguson was a custodian in the Federal Building in Providence for 24 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the North Providence Golden Agers and the Euart Post VFW in Pawtucket. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Patricia L. Arruda of North Providence; two sons, Edward G. Ferguson of Lincoln and Robert J. Ferguson of Milbury, Mass.; three sisters, Gertrude Pacheco of Esmond, and Edith Ferguson and Florence Langlois, both of Burrillville; one brother, Raymond Ferguson in Arizona; and two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was the father of the late George E. Ferguson Jr. and brother of the late Doris Goyette and James Ferguson. The funeral will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. from the Elliott A. Robbins Chapel, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Lawrence Church, 624 Woonasquatucket Ave. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

FERGUSON [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 22 May 2003] Charles Barrie Ferguson, 69, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Pawtucket, a former airplane technician, died May 9 in California. He was the husband of Kay (Landers) Ferguson. They had been married for 48 years. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Gavin B. Ferguson Sr. and Margaret (Carr) Ferguson, he had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Mesa more than 40 years ago. Mr. Ferguson had worked as an airplane technician for more than 20 years. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a 1952 graduate of the former Pawtucket East High School, now Tolman. Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Karleen R. Guthrie of Chandler, Ariz.; two brothers, Gavin B. Ferguson of East Providence and Gerald C. Ferguson of Cumberland; two sisters, Elizabeth M. Klemick in Florida and Ann E. Marsland of Cape Cod; and a grandson. The funeral service was held in California. Burial was in Riverside National Cemetery, in California.

FERGUSON (McMAHON) [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Thursday 20 Nov 2003] Dartmouth -- Dorothy H. Ferguson, 84, of South Dartmouth died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth after an illness. She was the wife of George W. Ferguson; they were married 56 years.  Born in Fall River, the daughter of the late John F. and Susan E. (Hayes) McMahon, she was a Dartmouth resident for 51 years. She was a communicant of St. Mary Church and member of the church Women's Guild. Mrs. Ferguson was a secretary for UMass Dartmouth for 15 years, retiring in 1984. She previously worked in the same capacity for the Bristol County Treasurers office for several years. She was a volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital and was very family oriented. Survivors include her widower; two sons, Alan W. Ferguson and his wife, Anne E., and Jay W. Ferguson and his wife, Sandra, all of South Dartmouth; three grandchildren, Melissa P. Ferguson, James W. Ferguson and Patrick J. Ferguson, all of South Dartmouth; and many nieces and nephews. Her funeral and burial were private. Arrangements were by the Dartmouth Funeral Home of Waring-Sullivan, 230 Russells Mills Road.

FERGUSON [Providence RI Journal, Friday 7 May 2004] Coventry - A memorial service for Richard L. Ferguson, 45, an Army Special Forces master sergeant and Coventry native who died March 30 in a vehicle accident in Iraq, will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Cornerstone of Faith United Methodist Church, 1081 Main St. The casual-dress ceremony will be followed by a gathering at Kim Holly's, 15 Sandy Bottom Rd. Mr. Ferguson lived in Woodland Park, Colo. He was the husband of Mandy Ferguson. They had been married for 13 years. Born in Wyoming, a son of Lee F. "Red" Ferguson of Coventry, and of the late Jean (Jervis) Ferguson, he had lived in Coventry for 18 years before he joined the military. He had served with the 10th Special Forces Group, of Fort Carson, Colo., since 1978, and was the longest-serving noncommissioned officer in the group. He was serving his fourth tour of duty in Iraq when he died in a non-combat collision. He had previously served in the Gulf War and in the Balkans. His awards included the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star, among many other commendations and citations. Besides his wife and father, he leaves three sons, Jonathan, Jason and Jordan Ferguson, all at home; a daughter, Audrey Ferguson in Missouri; two brothers, Lee F. Ferguson Jr. of West Warwick and Eric J. Ferguson of Coventry; a sister, JoAnn Phillips of Coventry; and several nieces and nephews. A military funeral was held April 8 in Colorado. The Coventry Teachers Alliance has established a Richard Ferguson Scholarship Fund in his honor. Donations can be sent to the CTA, 3 Hazel St. Coventry, 02816.  

FERGUSON (GALLAGHER) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 4 Dec 2005] Newport RI Daily News, On-line Obituaries Dec 2005] Ferguson, Mary Rose (Gallagher), age 89, of 19 Harbor View Ave., Bristol. Wife of the late Henry F. Ferguson. Died Friday, December 2, 2005 at the Riverview Healthcare Center, Coventry. Born in Bristol, RI. A daughter of the late John J. and Rose (Nunes) Gallagher. Mrs. Ferguson was a school nurse for 20 years with the Bristol School System also a charge nurse at Roger Williams Hospital and a night supervisor at the RI Veterans Home in Bristol Mrs. Ferguson was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She was a very active volunteer for the Bristol Garden Club Blithewold Gardens & RI Veterans Home Chaplin's Department. She is survived by a daughter Margaret F. Marston, Portsmouth; a son, John H. Ferguson, Bristol; grandchildren, Alison R. and Timothy S. Marston; a brother Joseph J. Gallagher, Bristol; several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a sister Martha G. O'Brien. Funeral Services from the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood St., Bristol Tuesday at 9:00 A.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. in St. Mary's Church, 330 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Visiting Hours Monday 4-8 P.M. In lieu, of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church 'Restoring Her Beauty', 330 Wood St., Bristol, RI 02809.

FERGUSON (ROWAN) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 24 June 2008] Ferguson, Dorothy B. (Rowan), 89, of The Villages, FL formerly of Brook Village, Centredale, died Saturday, June 21, 2008 in Florida. She was the wife of the late George E. Ferguson. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Gilmore) Rowan. She was a member of the Salvatore Mancini Center and the former North Providence Golden Agers. She leaves a daughter Patricia L. Arruda of The Villages, FL, two sons, Edward G. Ferguson of Lincoln and Robert J. Ferguson of Millbury, MA, two granddaughters, one great granddaughter and a brother Leo Rowan of Greenville. She was mother of the late George E. Ferguson, Jr. Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9 AM from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Lawrence Church. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 5-8 PM. Please omit flowers. 

FERLAND (McKENNA) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 26 Mar 2006] Ferland, Carmelita M. (McKenna), 83, of Floral Park Blvd., Pawtucket, died Thursday, March 23, 2006 at the Memorial Hospital of RI. She was the beloved wife of J. Raymond Ferland. They were married over 60 years. Born in Pawtucket, a lifelong resident, daughter of the late James and Catherine Irene (Gill) McKenna. Carmelita was a homemaker. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Teresa's Church in Pawtucket and a member of the senior citizens there. Besides her husband she was the devoted mother of three children; a daughter, Maureen A. McAleer of Wilbraham, MA, two sons, Raymond J. Ferland of Nashua, New Hampshire, and William F. Ferland of Pawtucket. Carmelita was the loving grandmother of Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Katherine R. McAleer, Brian, Christopher, and Shawn W. Ferland. She was the great grandmother of Rye Keeler. Two sisters, Mary Muriel Galleshaw of Pawtucket and C. Arlene Dooley of Cumberland. She was the sister of the late Thomas McKenna and Rita Colella. Funeral from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa's Church Newport Ave., Pawtucket at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours Monday 4-7 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association 275 Westminister St., Providence RI 02903 in Carmelita's memory. 

FERNS [Providence RI Journal, Monday 29 May 2006] Ferns, Thomas J., 76, of Leslie St., Cranston, died Sunday, May 28, 2006 at RI Hospital, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of M. Anita (Gaudet) Ferns for 53 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Michael J. and Genevieve R. (Donnelly) Ferns, he moved to Pawtucket in 1952 and to Cranston in 1964. Mr. Ferns worked for Narragansett Electric Company for 43 years, retiring as Superintendent of Transportation in 1993. He was a 1949 graduate of Hope High School and attended U.R.I. Mr. Ferns served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a communicant and usher at St. Ann's Church, Cranston. He was a 50 year member and past Grand Knight of J.A. Finnegan Council Knights of Columbus; was past president and treasurer of RI Electrical League; past member of Shamrock Society of North Providence; a member of Sons of Irish Kings and a member of RI Ceilidhe Club in Cranston. He was a C.Y.O basketball coach at Holy Name School and St. Raymond's School, both in Providence. Besides his wife, he is survived by his beloved daughter, Deborah M. Ferns of Cranston; his beloved granddaughter, Kate E.P. Ferns of Cranston; 3 sisters, Genevieve Escobar of Cranston and Barbara McMahon and Eileen Piccirilli, both of East Greenwich; and 2 brothers, Raymond J. Ferns of Cranston and Edward J. Ferns of NC. He was the brother of the late Joseph M., James J. and John J. Ferns. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. His funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Nardolillo Funeral Home, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Ann's Church, Cranston St., Cranston at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: 'Camp Fund', c/o Fr. Eugene R. Lessard, Camp Ker-Anna, 500 Reservoir Ave., Cumberland, RI 02864. 

FERREIRA (DOOLEY) [Providence RI Journal, Friday 25 April 2003] Portsmouth - Alice Dooley-Ferreira, 69, of 3225 East Main Rd., a former mill worker, waitress and home-health aide, died Wednesday at home. She was the former wife of the late Edward J. Ferreira Sr. Born in Derry, Ireland, on Sept. 14, 1933, a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Moore) Dooley, she came to the United States in 1953 and settled in Portsmouth in 1954. She worked at clothing mills in Fall River, then at Canteen Corp. at Raytheon in Portsmouth from 1973 to 1980. Mrs. Dooley-Ferreira then worked in numerous restaurants in Newport County as a waitress, then at Clement's Market, and finally as a private-duty health aide. She was a member of the Middletown Senior Citizens Center, where she was active in several musical shows, and was a communicant of St. Anthony Church. She enjoyed singing, dancing, and sewing. She leaves two sons, Terence E. Ferreira of Tiverton and Edward J. Ferreira of Portsmouth; a daughter, Moira Gagnon of Swansea; two brothers, Richard and Teddy Dooley, both of Derry; three sisters, Myra Jones of Greenfield Center, N.Y., and Angelia Kelly and Patsy Gardiner, both of Derry; her companion, Sidney Raposa of Portsmouth; and three grandsons. The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Rd., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Anthony Church, 2836 East Main Rd. Burial will be in Portsmouth Cemetery.

FERREIRA (WHALEN) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 13 Jan 2005] Ferreira, Mary F., 81, of Smithfield, a retired Providence Journal Company employee, died Wednesday at Our lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. She was the wife of the late Edmund C. Ferreira, Sr. Born in Stanford, CT, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary F. (Nolan) Whalen, she had lived in Smithfield for the past four years, previously living in Leesburg, Florida, and East Providence. Mrs. Ferreira was the chief switchboard operator at the Providence Journal Company for twenty seven years, retiring in 1982. She was a Navy Veteran of WW II, a communicant of Saint Michael Church, Smithfield, and a member of the Smithfield Senior Center. She leaves two sons, Edmund C. Ferreira, Jr. of Richmondville, NY, Joseph M. Ferreira of Coventry; three daughters, Kathleen C. Beck of Canton, NC, Patricia A. Minasian of Lewes, DE., Susan M. Turbridy of Smithfield, nine grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Thomas and Harold Whalen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, at 10:00 a.m., in Saint Michael Church, 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, to which relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J. Hawkins Trail, Greenville RI 02828, in her memory, will be appreciated.

FERREIRA (O’BRIEN) [Fall River MA Herald News, Thursday 6 Oct 2005] Ferreira -- (O’Brien) Emily, age 76, in Fall River on October 5, 2005 Of 301 Milliken Blvd. Widow of Manuel Ferreira. Funeral arrangements with the Silva-Faria Funeral Home, 730 Bedford St. are incomplete at this time. [Fall River MAHerald News, Friday 7 Oct 2005] Ferreira (O’Brien) -- Emily, age 76, in Fall River on October 5, 2005 Of 301 Milliken Blvd. Widow of Manuel Ferreira. Funeral will be held from the Silva-Faria Funeral Home, 730 Bedford St., at 9 a.m., with a funeral Mass to follow in St. Mary’s Cathedral at 10 am. Interment, Notre Dame Cemetery. Visiting hours Friday 5-8 pm.

FERREIRA (MURPHY) [Providence RI Journal, Monday 3 Apr 2006] Ferreira, Donna M., 59, of Lydia Road, died Saturday at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the former wife of Alfred A. Ferreira, of Johnston. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Beatrice D. (Alarie) Murphy, she had lived in Coventry for the past 31 years, previously living in Providence, Ms. Ferreira was a professional hairdressor in several hair salons in the greater Warwick area for many years. Beside her former husband, she leaves three daughters; Tracey F. Anthony, of East Providence, Sharon M. Brantolino, of Cranston, Michelle M. Palmquist, of Cumberland, a brother; Dennis M. Murphy, of Smithfield, two sisters; Kathleen B. Kelly, of Cumberland, Ellen M. DeCataldo, of Johnston, and six grandchildren; David Ferreira, Jenna Anthony, Nathan and Ryan Palmquist, and Jack and Sam Brantolino. The funeral will be held Wednesday, at 9:00 a.m, from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road (Rt. 117) Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m in SS. John & Paul Church, South Main Street, Coventry. Visiting hours Tuesday evening 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to home and hospice care of RI, 169 George St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 in her memroy would be appreciated. 

FERRELL (McCARTHY) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 17 June 2004] Woonsocket - Catherine J. Ferrell, 80, a retired clerk and waitress, died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center. Born on March 23, 1924, in Oxford, Mass., a daughter of the late Bessie May (Robinson) McCarthy, she was a resident of Mount St. Francis, formerly of School Street in Slaterville. She had also been a resident of North Smithfield for the last 11 years, previously living in Cranston for 10 years. She had worked for the Cable Electric Co., in Providence, as a clerk in the printing department for 20 years before retiring in 1984. She also was a waitress in several Providence-area restaurants. She leaves a son, Raymond Ferrell of Attleboro; a daughter, Lucille Esposito of North Smithfield; and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services and burial will be private.

FERRI (CARMODY) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 8 April 2008] Ferri, Winifred M. (Carmody), 87, of Saw Mill Rd., Glocester, passed away Friday, April 4, 2008 at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Nicholas A. Ferri. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John and Mary (McCurdy) Carmody. She was a Glocester resident for the past twenty-four years, previously living in Johnston for over thirty years. Mrs. Ferri was a teacher for thirty years in the Johnston School Department and head of the math department at Johnston High School before retiring in 1978. She was the mother of Mary Ann F. Carroll and Nancy E. Ferri, both of Glocester, and the late Winifred M. Ferri. Sister of Dr. Everett Carmody of Long Beach, California and the late Thomas, William, John and Albert Carmody; loving grandmother of Capt. Brendan J. Carroll, U.S. Army and his wife Liberty, Nicholas A. DiMaio, Patrick J. Carroll, Staff Sgt. Kandace Lynn Ferri, USAF, and Lt. Kevin J. Carroll, U.S. Army. Her funeral will be held Thursday at 8:45 a.m. from the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave. (Rte. 44), Greenville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Eugene Church, Chepachet at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Acotes Hill Cemetery, Chepachet. Visitation Wednesday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Operation Support Our Troops, c/o Mary Kay Salomone, 325 Laurel Ridge Lane, North Kingstown, RI 02825, will be appreciated. 

FERRY (POWERS) [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 18 August 2007] Ferry, Lucille M., 81, of 31 Baldwin Street, East Providence, formerly of Cranston, died on Thursday, August 16, 2007, at her summer home in Matunuck surrounded by her family. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of John A. and Mary E. (Boyle) Powers. She was the wife of the late James J. Ferry, Jr. She was a former communicant of St. Marks Church in Cranston and presently a communicant of St. Marthas Church in East Providence; where she was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society. She was an avid sports fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. She is survived by her three sons; James J. Ferry and his wife Susan of Cumberland, John E. Ferry and his wife Kathleen of Murrysville, PA and Edward T. Ferry and his wife Jean of Cranston, her sister; Marjorie A. Mazika, whom she resided with, and seven loving grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother-in-law; Dr. Edward T. Ferry and his wife Margot. Her funeral will be held Monday at 9 AM from the Perry/McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. Calling hours Sunday 5-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Ferry's memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, would be deeply appreciated. 

FIELDING [Fall River MA Herald News, Sunday 13 Apr 2008] John Francis Fielding age 95 of Fall River died Friday, April 11, 2008 in the Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center. He was the husband of the late Rita Mae (Wilson) Fielding. He was born in Fall River the son of the late John and Mary (Harrington) Fielding, he spent most of his life in Fall River and moved to Westport in 1998 before returning to Fall River in 2005. Mr. Fielding was employed as a Machinist for the former Brown and Sharpe in Fall River for 27 years before retiring in 1977, he was the Chauffeur for two years for S. Virgil Merritt, and during World War II worked at the Torpedo Station in Newport. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3667 and enjoyed the outdoors, boating, camping, bird watching and was an animal lover. Surviving are two children John Fielding and his wife Carol J. of Westport and Joan Rita Luongo and her husband Atty. Jeremiah Vincent of Fall River, nine grandchildren Nancy Beth (Luongo) Fielding, Timothy Jay Luongo, Jennifer Joan Luongo formerly Sant, Jamie Susan Luongo, Deirdre Jill Lucas, Justin Adam Luongo, John Francis Fielding, Melissa Lee Fielding and Shelly Anne Fielding, four great-grandchildren Brittany Jennifer Sant, Abigail Madison Fielding, John Michael Fielding, Ryan Francis Fielding and expected great-granddaughter Kiah Frances Fielding and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Fielding was also the brother of the late Helen Holland, Irene Curtis, Charles Hoar and James Hoar. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 9am from the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River (at Cherry, High and Locust Sts.) followed by his Funeral Mass at 10am in St. Mary’s Church Spring St., Fall River. Visiting hours Mon. 4-8pm. Flowers welcome or memorial contributions in his honor may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society 101 First Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 or to the Lupus Foundation of America 97 South St., Suite 110, West Hartford, CT 06110. Burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River.

FILONOW (McCARTHY) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 3 Apr 2005] Filonow, Maureen M. (McCarthy), 71 of Danielson, CT, formerly of Cranston, RI died Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Sergi R. Filonow. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late William J. and Kathrena (Fay) McCarthy. Mrs. Filonow was a School Nurse Teacher for the Providence School System before retiring. She was a graduate of U.R.I. receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and she received a Masters Degree from Rhode Island College in Health Education. She was a member of the Harrisville Golf Club in Woodstock, CT and a communicant and Eucharist Minister for the sick and elderly of both Hallo's Church in Moosup, CT and St. Joseph's Church in Sterling, CT. She was the mother of Sergi R. Filonow, Jr. and his wife Barbara of Nashua, NH, Stephen G. Filonow and his wife, Catherine of North Kingstown, RI, Michael P. Filonow and his wife Andrea of New York City and Kerry Filonow-Etienne and her husband Jean Gardy Etienne of Cranston, RI. Sister of William F. McCarthy and his wife Maureen of North Providence, RI. She was the grandmother of 8 grandchildren and aunt of 7 nieces and 3 nephews. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. from 'Woodlawn' Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Calling hours, Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

FINAN [Pawtucket RI Times, 20 April 1897] John T. Finan died at his residence, 20 East Cole street, last night, aged 19 years. The funeral will take place Thursday morning from the Church of the Sacred Heart and interment will be at Mt. St. Mary's cemetery. [Pawtucket RI Times, 22 April 1897] DEATHS AND FUNERALS: The funeral of John F. Finan took place this morning from his residence on East Cole Street and there was a large attendance of relatives and friends. The remains were taken to the Church of the Sacred Heart where a high mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev. M. Fitzgerald of Providence. Interment took place at Mt. St. Mary's cemetery and the bearers were J. Smith; C. Riley, J. Drape and J. Madden. Among the many floral offerings was a pillow inscribed "Brother;" star, basket, pillow and bouquet from the employees of the Harrison Yarn and Dyeing Company; pillow, Mrs. P. J. Keefe; pillow, Paul Pauthier, Joseph Smith, Alfred Harrison and James Jacques; bouquet Mrs. J. Tyrrell; bouquet, Maggie Craig; bouquet, Joseph McCabe; 19 pinks representing the age of the deceased, Mrs. R. H. Franklin.

FINEGAN [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 22 Feb 2003] Providence - Joseph E. "Jeff" Finegan, 48, of River Avenue, a retired truck driver, died Wednesday at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was the husband of Loretta (DiSano) Finegan. Born in Providence, a son of Joseph A. Finegan Jr. of Providence, and the late Mary (Brown) Finegan, he had lived in North Providence for many years before moving to Providence five years ago. Mr. Finegan had been a truck driver for various trucking companies for many years until he retired several years ago. Previously, he had been in the graphic-design and printing business, and had been an insurance salesman. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Besides his wife and father, he leaves a son, Jason E. Finegan of Warwick; a daughter, Laura R. Finegan of Providence; four brothers, Robert F., Paul M. and David J. Finegan, all of Providence, and Timothy B. Finegan of San Diego, Calif.; and two sisters, Anne M. Finegan of Johnston and Mary E. McDonough of Cumberland. The funeral will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. from Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 179 Academy Ave. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FINEGAN (O'DONNELL) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 21 Dec 2003] Warwick - Dorothy (O'Donnell) Finegan, 81, of Duxbury Court, died Friday at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Finegan. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John E. and Louise (Williams) O'Donnell, she had lived in Warwick for 60 years. She leaves two daughters, Sharon E. Petrarca of West Warwick and Joan E. Greene of North Kingstown; two sons, Frank J. Finegan Jr. of Newport and John E. Finegan of South Kingstown; a brother, Francis O'Donnell of Coventry; and 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Austin O'Donnell, Louise Quinn and Anna Marra. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Rd. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FINEGAN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 12 Nov 2006] Finegan, James F., 86, of Old Diamond Hill Rd., Cumberland and formerly of Seekonk, MA, passed away on November 9, 2006 at Emerald Bay Manor, Cumberland. Jim was the devoted husband of the late Clarisse Lupien Finegan. They were married on June 5, 1941 at St. Joseph Church, Pawtucket and had four children, James Finigan of Queen Creek, AZ, Nancy Gray of North Smithfield, Kathleen Holcombe of Centerville, MA, and Pamela Finegan of Seekonk, MA. Their seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren were their joy. They delighted in visits, phone calls and hearing about the accomplishments of all the children. Jim was the son of the late James Michael Finegan and Edith Oatley Finegan-Seare and brother of the late Frank J. Finegan and Miriam Finegan Williams. Jim was the Executive Vice President of Nu-Brite Chemical Co., Taunton, MA, retiring in 1983. His post retirement employment was as a consultant to the physical plant at Johnson & Wales University. Previously he was a sales and marketing executive with Southland Co., Texas and Sapolin Co., New York. Always active in the community, Jim was a corporator of the Memorial Hospital of RI and former communicant and usher of St. Mary's Church, Seekonk. He was also a member of the Friend's of the Seekonk Library, the Pawtucket Boys and Girls Club, the Pawtucket Lions Club, the parent association of St. Raphael Academy, the National Paint-Varnish and Laquer Association, and a Boy Scouts of America Committee member. Jim was also an accomplished, amateur artist and a Mayflower descendent. While living at Emerald Bay Manor, Jim enjoyed spending cherished time with his friend, Dot Nolan and participating in all of the activites. He was a graduate of Central High School and had his B.A. from Roger Williams University, University Without Walls program. Funeral from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, Friday, November 17th at 9:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, Coyle Dr., Seekonk at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling Hours Thursday, 4-8 PM in the funeral Home. 

FINN [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 11 Nov 1882] Died... In this city, 8th inst., Michael, youngest child of Michael and Mary Finn, aged 1 year, 4 months and 17 days.

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 14 June 2003] Providence - Kathleen Ann Finn, 36, of Trenton Street, a massage therapist and yoga instructor, died Tuesday at home after a long illness. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of James V. Finn of South Kingstown and the late Josephine (Donnellan) Finn. She was a former resident of Santa Monica, Calif., and the Matunuck section of South Kingstown. She leaves two brothers, Mark McKee of Lincoln and Joel McKee of Matunuck; four sisters, Mary Ellen Nicoli of Framingham, Mass., and Matunuck, Charlene McKee of Cotuit, Mass., Mary McKee of San Francisco, Calif., and Erin Finn Bazan of Bethesda, Md.; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Anne Berard. A funeral Mass will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Romuald Church, Atlantic Avenue, Matunuck. Burial will be private.

FINN [Newport RI Daily News, Thursday 5 Nov 2003] In Newport, RI, November 4, 2003, Michael W. "Bill" Finn, husband of the late Eleanor T. (Sheekey) Finn. Residence 115 Carroll Avenue, Newport. Donations may be made in his memory to the Ancient Order of Hibernians Building Fund, 2 Wellington Avenue, Newport, RI 02840, or to the Visiting Nurse Health Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871. [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 5 Nov 2003] Newport - Michael W. "Bill" Finn, 83, of 115 Carroll Ave., the former owner and operator of the former Finn's Grocery Stores, died Tuesday at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Eleanor T. (Sheekey) Finn. Born in Newport on Dec. 8, 1919, he was a son of the late Thomas J. and Margaret (Sullivan) Finn. He also owned and operated the grocery stores on Carroll Avenue and Old Fort Road during the 1950s and 1960s. He then worked for the U.S. Postal Service before retiring in 1982. In retirement, he had operated a furniture-refinishing service for many years. He was a 1939 graduate of De LaSalle Academy, where he played football. Mr. Finn was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a torpedoman on the Bergall and the Plunger in the Submarine Service in the Pacific. He was a member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II. He was a lifelong member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and a parishioner of St. Augustin Church. He was an original stockholder of Gooseberry Beach. He leaves four sons, Thomas, Peter, Michael and Daniel Finn, all of Newport; four daughters, Ann Finn of Middletown, Susan Finn of Jamestown, Mary Finn-Cox of Long Island, N.Y., and Kathleen Finn of Newport; a brother, Matthew Finn of Newport; and 11 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Thomas J., Cornelius, John, William and Margaret Finn. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 9 a.m. from O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Augustin Church, Carroll Avenue. Burial will be private.

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 22 Feb 2004] Portsmouth - Robert Butler Finn, 80, of 25 Garden St., formerly of Hyde Park, Mass., the former owner of Boulevard Marine, Newport, and a kennel owner, died Thursday at the Rhode Island Veterans Home, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Veronica (Clements) Finn. Born in Hyde Park, he was the son of the late John J. and Mary (Butler) Finn. Mr. Finn was the owner of Boulevard Marine, retiring in 1990, and had previously been the general manager of the former Williams & Manchester Shipyard, Newport, and the former Newport Shipyard. A Navy veteran of World War II, he had been a machinist at the Charlestown Naval Shipyard, in Boston, and later a foreman and inspector. He was a member of the American Legion. He had raised Irish setters and English pointers as the owner of the former Red Velvets Kennel, in Dedham, Mass. He leaves two daughters, Claire-Marie Osman of Portsmouth and Nancy J. Tucker of Westwood, Mass.; a brother, James W. Finn of Dedham; a sister, Mary Dion of Warren, Mich.; and six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Catherine Fleming, Anna Catterson and Thomas and John Finn. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Rd., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Rd. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery.  

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 10 Nov 2004] East Providence - Samuel W. Finn, 60, of Pawtucket Avenue, an assembler at the Blackstone Valley Center of Pawtucket, died Monday at Rhode Island Hospital, in Providence. Born in Providence, a son of the late James and Bertha (Rakatansky) Finn, he had lived in East Providence since 1982. Mr. Finn is survived by a sister, Brenda Goldman of Langhorne, Pa. A graveside service will be conducted today at 10:30 a.m. in Lincoln Park Cemetery, Warwick. 

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 2 Jan 2005] Johnston - Margaret Finn, 94, of Morgan Avenue, formerly of North Providence, a homemaker, died Wednesday at the Morgan Health Center. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Matthew and Mary (Durkin) Finn, she had resided at her current address for 11 years. She leaves several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late John Finn, Mary Stafford, and Alice St. Angelo, her twin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at noon in St. Lawrence Church, Woonasquatucket Avenue, North Providence. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 17 July 2005] Finn, Francis A., Sr., 81, of Lane 5, formerly of Warwick, a retired carpenter, died Thursday in West View Nursing Home, West Warwick. He was the husband of the late Mary I. (Wilson) Finn. Born in East Providence, a son of the late Francis A. and Alice (Jester) Finn, he had lived in Coventry for several years. Mr. Finn was veteran of The United States Navy, having served in World War II. He had been a self employed carpenter for forty years, retiring in 1987. After his retirement, he was a computer technician with AARP for ten years. Mr. Finn was a member of St. Rose and St. Clement Parish. He is survived by a son Francis A. Finn Jr. of Warwick; two daughters Karen A. Finn of East Greenwich and Janice I. Moffett of Coventry; eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. His funeral will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Rt. 5, Greenwood, Warwick (Exit 12A on I-95). Burial with full military honors will follow in The Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday 5-8 p.m.

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Monday 1 Aug 2005] Finn, Robert J., Jr., 71, of Hunter Ave., died Sunday at RI Hospital, he was the beloved husband of Jean C. (Metcalfe) Finn. Born in Lynn, MA, a son of the late Robert J. and C. Eileen Finn, Sr. He lived in Johnston for 37 years. Mr. Finn was a Corpsman in the US Navy for 22 years and participated in the recovery missions for the Gemini 4 and the Apollo 7 and received the Meritorious Unit Commendation. He served in the US Army and was a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Robert was also a friend of Bill W. He was the father of Steven P. Finn of East Providence and David A. Finn of Johnston. He was the brother of the late Margaret Baldwin. His funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 AM from Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Avenue (Rt. 44), Greenville. Followed by a service at 10 AM in St. Albans Episcopal Church, Smith Street, North Providence. Burial with military honors will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. 

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 23 Feb 2006] Finn, Bridget J. 'Betty', 94, formerly of Brendard Avenue, Warwick, died on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at West Shore Health Center in Warwick. Born in Cloontia, County Sligo, Ireland, a daughter of the late Thomas and Maria (Phillips) Finn, she came to this country at age 16, and lived in Warwick for most of her life. Miss Finn was employed at St. William Rectory in Warwick for 40 years, retiring in 1981. She was the sister of the late Catherine Grady, James Finn, Margaret Corrigan, Marie McCabe, and Patrick Finn. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including Raymond and Thomas Grady, Bridget Thibault, and Catherine Johnston. Her funeral will be held on Saturday, February 25, at 8:30 a.m. from the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Saturday 8-8:30 a.m. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

FINN [Newport RI Daily News, On-line Obituaries July 2006] Newport - Molly Kathleen Finn. Lost at Sea, while aboard the 41 ft. sailing vessel "Free Spirit" Thursday, June 15, 2006. The vessel was caught by the tail end of Tropical Storm Alberto, with winds of 115 mph and 30 foot seas. Molly and her fellow crew members, Jacek Bielecki, 56, his son Jack Bielecki , 19, and a family friend Richard White, 34 were en route to England. Born on July 28, 1986, Molly was the daughter of Kathleen "Kiki" Whitford Finn and the late Thomas J. Finn. She was the sister of Patrick T. Finn of Providence, RI and Brigid Finn of Newport, RI. Her grandparents are Eleanor O'Connor Whitford and the late James P. Whitford, M. William "Bill" Finn and Eleanor Sheekey Finn. Molly leaves numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. After attending Newport Schools until 2001, Molly graduated from St. Andrew's School in Barrington, RI in 2004. She was Senior Class President and a member of the Lacrosse team. Molly was a lifelong resident of Newport. She was a member of Gooseberry Beach where she spent many summers. She loved everything about the ocean and enjoyed sailing, kayaking, surfing, and swimming. She participated in Rogers High School Theater Group, Newport Children's Theater and art shows sponsored by Island Arts. She played violin with the Thompson Middle School and Rogers High School Orchestras. Her love of photography captured memories of her many trips to different parts of the world and the many friends she had made throughout her life. Molly was on the youth board of Ballard Park. She was known for frequenting the Handy Lunch, skateboarding or riding her vintage Schwinn with its trademark bell around the streets of Newport. She participated in a number of mission trips with Emmanuel Church. Molly was a true "Free Spirit" and will be missed by her large family and network of friends. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held Friday, July 28, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Augustin's Church, 5 Harrison Avenue, Newport, RI. Donations, in her memory may be made to the Bank of America, c/o "Molly Finn Memorial Fund" 181 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 25 July 2006] Finn, Molly Kathleen, lost at Sea, while aboard the sailing vessel 'Free Spirit'. Born on July 28, 1986, Molly was the daughter of Kathleen 'Kiki' Whitford Finn and the late Thomas J. Finn. She was the sister of Patrick Finn of Providence, RI and Brigid Finn of Newport, RI. Her grandparents are Eleanor Whitford and the late James P. Whitford, Bill and Eleanor Finn. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 28, 2006 at 5:30 PM at St. Augustin's Church, 5 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI. Donations in her memory may be made to the Bank of America, c/o 'Molly Finn Memorial Fund', 181 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI 02840. 

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 16 Sep 2006] Finn, Howard 'Huck' I., Jr., a comptroller for the former Leviton Mfg. until retirement, died Friday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary (O'Connor) Finn. Born in Providence, a son of the late Howard I. Finn, Sr. and Stella (Clegg) Finn, he was a resident of Smithfield, RI for over 50 years. He is survived by sons, Howard I. Finn, III of Townsend, MA, Frank Finn of Hope and John Finn of North Haverhill, NH; daughter; Mickey Finn-Jordan of Greenville, five grandchildren, Laura, Dan and Patrick Finn, Craig and Ashley Jordan. He was the brother of the late Stella (Finn) Maher. Mr. Finn was a Army veteran of WWII and was stationed in India. He was a graduate of URI School of Engineering and a member of VFW Post 2929. He was a Scoutmaster of BSA Troop 3 Greenville in the mid 60's and District Commissioner of Narragansett Council BSA. He was a member of the Smithfield Sr. Center and an active member of the board for the RI Association of the Blind. His funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville, RI. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mark's Church, 60 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown. Burial with military honors in St. Mark's Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday morning from 8-9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The National Federation of the Blind, R.I. Chapter, P.O. Box 154564, Riverside, R.I. 02915 or take your dad out for dinner. 

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 5 Aug 2007] Finn, James V., 89, of Matunuck, died Saturday, July 28, 2007. He is the beloved husband of Dorothy V. Durkin-Finn and son of the late James T. and Mary E. (Kane) Finn. He is also survived by several children and grandchildren. Mr. Finn had been an Army Air Corps veteran of WWII and a Navy veteran of the Korean War. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, September 29 in St. Francis of Assisi, 114 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Francis of Assisi. [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 21 August 2007] Finn, James V., 89, of Matunuck. Mr. Finn was born in Hopkinton, MA, the son of James T. and Mary E. (Kane) Finn. He graduated from Framingham High School in 1936. He also received degrees from Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina as well as Northeastern University. During World War II, Mr. Finn joined the Army Airforce and served in the Navy in the Korean War. Mr. Finn worked as an engineer for Raytheon Corp. for many years prior to becoming a school teacher at the Ladd School, a State-run facility for the developmentally disabled. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus for many years. His wife, Anastacia Coleman Finn died in 1964. His second wife, Josephine Donnellan Finn, whom he married in 1965, died in 1993. Survivors include his third wife, Dorothy Durkin Kenney Finn and stepson, Douglas Kenney of Westerly. In addition, he is survived by two children from his first marriage, Mary Ellen Nicoli of Matunuck and Framingham, MA and James Finn of Framingham; a daughter from his second marriage, Erin Finn Bazan of Bethesda, MD; a daughter, Kathleen 'Kate' Finn died in 2003. He is also survived by four stepchildren, Mark McKee of Lincoln, Charlene McKee of Cape Cod, Joel McKee of Matunuck, and Mary McKee of Portola Valley, CA. A stepdaughter, Anne McKee Berard, died in 2000. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson. The children and grandchildren of Mr. Finn will be having a Memorial Mass at 10 AM on Saturday, August 25 at St. Romuald's Chapel, Atlantic Ave., Matunuck. [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 23 Sept 2007] Finn, James V., 89, of Matunuck, died July 28, 2007 as previously reported. He is the beloved husband of Dorothy V. Durkin-Finn. A Memorial Mass will be held 10am, September 29, in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High St., Wakefield, RI 02879. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church.

FINN [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Saturday 5 Jan 2008; Newport RI Daily News, On-Line Obituaries, Jan 2008] New Bedford, Mass. - Steven P. Finn, Jr. 17, of Earle Street, New Bedford, MA, died Wednesday, January 2, 2008. Born in Naples, FL on November 7, 1990, Steven was a junior at New Bedford High School and was an avid skateboarder and loved music. Steven is survived by his father Steven Finn and his fiancée Sandy Correia of New Bedford, MA and his mother Krista (Pilcher) Finn of Tampa, FL. He was the loving brother of Gregory Finn and Adam T. Finn both of New Bedford, MA. He also leaves his paternal grandparents William H. Finn and his wife Sharon of Beaumont, CA, and Caroline (Davis) Yool and her husband Robert of Naples, FL, his maternal grandfather George Pilcher of Brandon, FL, his step-grandmothers Karen Pilcher of Iowa, and Linda Pilcher of Tampa, FL. Steven is also survived by several aunts, uncles, great-aunts and great-uncles, and cousins, a special Uncle Vito Montecalvo, and many friends. His funeral will be held on Monday, January 7, 2008, at 8 a.m. from the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, with a Mass of Christian burial, at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Spring Street, Newport. Burial will be in St. Columba's Cemetery in Middletown. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2008, from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home. 

FINN [Providence RI Journal, Friday 14 March 2008] Finn, Warren B. Jr., 82, a life time resident of E. Greenwich passed away Wednesday, March 12th. He was the husband of Sherry L. Finn and the former husband of the late Audrey 'Beattie' Finn. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Warren B. and Hazel E. (Flaherty) Finn. He was a former owner of Finn's Seafood and Greenwich Bay Clam and was the owner of Aud-War Realty Company. He was an honorary lifetime member of the East Greenwich Veteran's Fireman's Association and an honorary lifetime member of the American Legion Post #15. He was a past president and lifetime member of the Rhode Island Horseman's Association and past president of the New England Horseman's Association and was the owner of several horse farms in Kentucky and Florida and raised many thoroughbreds including several stakes winners and a former owner of several lace companies. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children: Mark G., Laura L. and Karen 'K.C.' Finn, all of E. Greenwich and Donna Finn of Cape Canaveral, FL; two grandchildren, Connor and Taylor Finn and was the father of the late Warren 'Jimmy' Finn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Mercy Church, Fourth Ave., E. Greenwich. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, E. Greenwich. Calling hours Sunday, 4-7 p.m., in the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., E. Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the EG Booster's Club, c/o Gail Erinakes, 11 Pricewood Dr., E. Greenwich, RI 02818. 

FINN [Newport RI Daily News, On-line Obituaries July 2008] Newport - Matthew H. Finn, 84, of Newport, RI, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008, at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Helen (Murphy) Finn. Born in Newport, he was the son of the late Thomas and Margaret T. (Sullivan) Finn. Mr. Finn attended St. Augustin's School and Rogers High School. A World War II veteran, Mr. Finn was a recipient of the Combat Infantry Badge, for his service in the Campaigns and Battles of Rhineland Central Europe and the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, he was employed as a master carpenter for over 40 years. He was highly regarded for his ability to teach his craft to aspiring carpenters. Mr. Finn was a Division Lifetime Member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, where he was named Hibernian of the Year in 1990. He was a life long communicant of St. Augustin's Church. He was the devoted father of Matthew Finn, Paul Finn, Robert Finn, Timothy Finn, and Helen Finn, all of Newport, RI. He was the father of the late Cornelius Finn. He was predeceased by brothers Thomas, Cornelius, William, Michael (Bill), John Finn, and sister Margaret Finn. He leaves many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at 10 a.m. in St. Augustin's Church, Carroll Avenue, Newport. Burial will be private. Visiting hours will be held today, July 7, 2008, from 5-8 p.m. at the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring Street, Newport. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Dennis E. Collins Ancient Order of Hibernians Building or Scholarship Fund, 2 Wellington Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 or to St. Augustin's Church, 2 Eastnor Road, Newport, RI 02840. 

FINNEGAN [Fall River MA Herald News, Wednesday 8 Feb 1933] The funeral of Miss Mary Finnegan was held this morning from her late home, 58 Tuttle street, with services following in St. Patrick's church, where a high mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev. Thomas H. Taylor. The church sodalities were represented by Miss Isabel Tierney, Mrs. John King, Mrs. Theresa Casey, Mrs. Michael Fleming, Mrs. Thomas Cahill and Mrs. Thomas McDonald. There were many spiritual bouquets and floral tributes. Interment was in the family lot in St. John's cemetery. Ther bearers were James E., Jospeh J. and Louis E. Moran and James W. Leneghan, nephews of Miss Finnegan.

FINNEGAN [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 22 March 2003] Bristol - Joseph R. Finnegan Sr., 75, of the Rhode Island Veterans Home, Metacom Avenue, a retired supermarket department head, died Thursday at the home. He was the husband of Pauline J. (Sicard) Finnegan of Portsmouth. They had been married for 49 years. Born in Fall River on Dec. 21, 1927, a son of the late Owen F. and Esther (Turcotte) Finnegan, he had lived in Fall River as a youth, moving to Portsmouth in 1954. He moved to the veterans home in 1983. Mr. Finnegan had been a dairy department head for the former A&P store in Bristol for 27 years, retiring 1974. He was a 1945 graduate of BMC Durfee High School, and a communicant of St. Anthony Church, Portsmouth. A Navy veteran, he served as a seaman first class on the carriers Yorktown and Essex during World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans of Middletown. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Joseph R. Finnegan Jr. of Tiverton; three daughters, Louise A. Finnegan of Thomaston, Maine, Carolyn J. Bowman of Portsmouth and Anne M. Finnegan of Warwick; two sisters, Marjorie Raposa of Portsmouth and Elizabeth Phillips of East Hartford, Conn.; and seven grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Dr. Owen E. Finnegan. The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Rd., Portsmouth, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Anthony Church, East Main Road, Portsmouth. Burial will be in Newport Memorial Park, Middletown. [Fall River MA Herald News, Saturday 22 March 2003] Finnegan Sr. - Joseph R., age 75, of Bristol, formerly Portsmouth & Fall River. Husband of Pauline J. (Sicard) Finnegan, father of Joseph R. Finnegan, Jr., Louise A. Finnegan, Carolyn J. Bowman, Anne M. Finnegan, brother of Marjorie Marge Raposa, Elizabeth Phillips & the late Dr. Owen E. Finnegan. Funeral Monday at 9:00 AM from the Connors Funeral Home 55 West Main Rd. Portsmouth, Rhode Island, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Anthony's Church East Main Rd. Portsmouth. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4 - 8 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Portsmouth Volunteer Ambulance fund P.O. Box 806, Portsmouth, RI 02871 or RI Veterans Home Activity Dept. 480 Metacom Ave. Bristol, RI 02809. Burial in Newport Memorial Park Arrangements in the care of Waring-Sullivan, Ashton Coughlin, Driscoll Fall Rive, MA.

FINNEGAN [Providence RI Journal, Monday 7 July 2003] West Greenwich - Matthew T. Finnegan, 85, of Fox Run, formerly of West Short Road, Warwick, a retired industrial supervisor, died Saturday at Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick. He was the husband of the late Alice M. (O'Loughlin) Finnegan. Born in Cranston, a son of the late Patrick and Margaret (Larkin) Finnegan, he had lived in Warwick for 48 years before moving to West Greenwich 5 years ago. Mr. Finnegan had worked for United Wire, Warwick, for 30 years before retiring as a supervisor in 1976. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a communicant of St. Kevin Church, Warwick, and had served on its board of trustees and as an usher for more than 40 years. The Matthew T. Finnegan Stewardship Award was named in his honor. He leaves a daughter, Peggy Cotrone, with whom he lived; and two granddaughters. He was the brother of the late Joseph, John P., Peter F. and Rosetta V. Finnegan, and Margaret M. Johnston. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane, Warwick. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. 

FINNEGAN (McCREARY) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 8 Aug 2004] Warwick - Edna B. Finnegan, 90, of Church Avenue, died Friday at home. She was the wife of the late Frederick J. Finnegan. Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Robert and Mary A. (Curtis) McCreary, she had been a resident of Warwick for 35 years, formerly residing in Providence. Mrs. Finnegan was a communicant of St. Kevin Church. She leaves five sons, Frederick J. Finnegan Jr. of Cranston, James P. Finnegan of Foster, Michael J. Finnegan of North Attleboro, Joseph H. Finnegan of Hampden, Mass., and Kevin D. Finnegan of Warwick; eight daughters, Dorothy A. Finnegan, RSM, of Pawtucket, Eileen M. Perriello of Johnston, Diane V. Leeder of Putnam, Conn., Mary E. Korman and Sharon R. Metivier, both of North Attleboro, Kathleen T. Souza of Cranston, Edna B. LaPlante of Block Island and Judith M. Labbe of Cumberland; a sister, Lelia Brennan of East Providence; and 26 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Jean F. Finnegan, and sister of the late Joseph Rohelia. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

FINNEGAN [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Monday 27 Sep 2004] Wareham -- Paul J. Finnegan, 64, of Wareham died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Tobey Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Joanne (Falanga) Finnegan; they were married 42 years. Born and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late Edmund E. Sr. and Antoinette (Simard) Finnegan. He graduated from Brockton High School and Wentworth Institute. Mr. Finnegan had been an electronics technician. He enjoyed boating. Survivors include his widow; a son, Paul B. Finnegan of Wareham; a daughter, Susan M. Finnegan of West Boylston, and her fiance, Dan Bouchard; four brothers, Francis Finnegan of North Attleboro, Philip Finnegan of Barnstable, Edmund E. Finnegan Jr. of Taunton and Lawrence Finnegan of Falmouth; a sister-in-law, Mary Cicone; and his beloved Sophie. He was the brother of the late Robert Finnegan. His funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday from the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Route 28), followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, High Street. Burial will be private.

FINNEGAN [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 3 Mar 2005] Finnegan, Richard, 70, of Set-N-Sun Drive, in the Hope section of Scituate, died Monday at the Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of he late Dorothy J. (Albanese) Finnegan. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Francis and Florence (Moore) Finnegan. He leaves four sons; Frank Finnegan of Providence, Richard Finnegan of North Scituate, Kenneth J. Finnegan and Timothy Finnegan both of Hope, three grandchildren; Richard Finnegan III, Patrick Finnegan, and Morgan Finnegan all of North Scituate, and a sister; Florence Toomey of South Windsor, CT. Calling hours Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the A.A. Mariani & Son Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St., Providence. Funeral Saturday 845 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial in the St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. In lieu of flowers donations to: St. Ann Memorial Scholarship Fund, In memory of Richard Finnegan, 2 Russo Street, Providence, RI, 02904. 

FINNEGAN (FAGAN) [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 18 Apr 2006] Finnegan, Bernice I. (Fagan), 94, of Dean Street, Providence, died Saturday, April 15, 2006 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter P. Finnegan. Born in Franklin, NH, she was the daughter of the late Alvin E. and Bessie L. (Adams) Fagan. She was the devoted mother of Beverly L. Finnegan of Cranston. Her funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Nardolillo Funeral Home, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Ann's Church, Cranston St., Cranston at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Wednesday morning 8-9 a.m.

FINNEGAN [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Wednesday 26 July 2006] Finnegan - In Taunton, July 24, 2006, Edmund E. Jr., died after a brief illness at age 82. Husband of Catherine (Sullivan) Finnegan. Residence: Fern St., Taunton. Father of Edmund & Jeremiah Finnegan of Taunton, Anne Souza of Taunton, Ellen Sotkowitz of Sharon, the late Dennis Finnegan. Grandfather of Richard Souza of Taunton, Michael & Dove Sotkowitz of Sharon. Brother of Phillip Finnegan of West Barnstable, Francis Finnegan of North Attleboro and the late Robert James, Lawrence and Paul Finnegan. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St., Taunton on Friday, July 28th at 8 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church in Taunton at 9 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to Visiting Hours on Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Interment in the family lot in St. Joseph Cemetery in Taunton.

FINNEGAN [Providence RI Journal, Friday 14 Dec 2007] Finnegan, Sr. Helena St. James, SND, 91, a retired teacher, died on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester, MA. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Terrence J. and Helen (McGair) Finnegan, she was a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur for 73 years. She taught in Catholic schools in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and retired in 1993 after 28 years at St. Kevin School in Warwick. She is survived by a brother, James W. Finnegan of Cranston; five nephews; a niece; and the sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. She was the sister of the late Terrence J. Finnegan, II. A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 15, at 11 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Visiting hours will be in the church on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame, 468 Poquonock Ave, Windsor, CT 06095. 

FINNELL [Fall River MA Herald News, Friday 13 May 1966] Finnell – In New Bedford, May 13, Mary L. Finnell, of 311 Ashley Boulevard. Age 73 years. Funeral at the Austin Funeral Home, 549 County St., New Bedford, Monday at 9 a.m. Solemn high mass of requiem at St. Kilian Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours, Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

FINNERAN [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 13 June 2004] Warwick - Leo A. Finneran, 85, of Pawtuxet Avenue, a retired sales manager, died Friday at Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence. He was the husband of the late Alice W. (Thornley) Finneran. Born in Providence, a son at the late George and Lillian (Sisson) Finneran, he had lived in Warwick for 30 years. Mr. Finneran had been a sales manager at Sears for 25 years before retiring in 1983. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion Elmwood Post 60. He leaves a daughter, Alice L. Whalen of Warwick; two sisters, Mary Hanley of Cranston and Lillian Buckley of East Greenwich; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Ruth Hanley, and Leon and George Finneran. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 8 a.m. from Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. William Church, Pettaconsett Avenue. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FINNERTY [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 30 Dec 2004] Warwick - Gregory M. Finnerty, 38, of Water Street, Lisbon, N.H., formerly of Warwick, died Sunday at home after a battle with cancer. He was the husband of Ruth "Christina" Finnerty. Born in Warwick on Dec. 20, 1966, a son of Eleonore (Lemay) Finnerty Card of Sugar Hill, N.H., and the late Dennis H. Finnerty, he had lived in New Hampshire for five years. Mr. Finnerty had worked at the Lisbon (N.H.) Wire Mill. A Marine Corps veteran, he had served from 1985 to 1994. He was the recipient of several medals. Besides his wife and mother, he leaves a son, Dennis C. Finnerty, and two daughters, Jessica D. and Megan L. Finnerty, all of Lisbon; his stepfather, Lloyd Card of Sugar Hill; and two sisters, Kathy Rush of Franconia, N.H., and Amy Venezia of Sugar Hill. A celebration of his life will be held today at 1 p.m. in the Lisbon Town Building. Military rites will be presented by Howard Shawney VFW Post 816.

FINNERTY [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Monday 12 June 2006] Acushnet — Henry "Hank" Joseph Finnerty Jr., 71, of Acushnet, died June 11, 2006 at home after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was  the husband of 49 years to Lorraine L. (Gonzales) Finnerty, and the son of Dora (Millette) Finnerty of Westport and the late Henry J. Finnerty. Born in New Bedford, he lived in Fairhaven and the past 35 years in Acushnet. He was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church. He owned and operated Hank's Auto Repair. He was a Fairhaven High School graduate. Survivors include his widow; his mother; four children, Patrick Finnerty and his fiance, Michelle Ducharme, of Fairhaven, Pamela Ann Finnerty of Fairhaven, Susan DeGaetano and her husband, Robert, of Leicester, MA and Linda Finnerty of Acushnet; two sisters, Patricia Gosselin of Westport and Kathleen Frates of Acushnet; 5 grandchildren, Jay, Kerri-Ann and Jason Finnerty and Joseph and Jordan DeGaetano; and several nieces and nephews. He was father of the late Douglas Finnerty. His services will be held from the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., Wednesday at 8 AM followed by a funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church at 9 AM. Burial will follow at the Asushnet Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 5-8 PM. 

FINNERTY [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 7 Dec 2006] Finnerty, Robert J., 77, of Langlais Drive, Hope, died Monday at home. Born in Providence, a son of the late Peter and M. Regina (Donahue) Finnerty. He resided in Washington, DC, for many years prior to returning to Rhode Island in 1994. Mr. Finnerty was an assistant to the vice president of finance at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC, for many years before retiring in 1992. He was a Korean War Navy veteran, a communicant of SS. Peter & Paul Church and a graduate of Bryant College, Class of 1954. He is survived by two sisters, Carolyn Edison of Akron, OH and Sheila Cabral of Scituate; five brothers, Edward, Raymond and Peter Finnerty all of Scituate, Leonard Finnerty of Coventry and Paul Finnerty of West Warwick. Also survived by a godson, John Joy of Washington, DC. He was the brother of the late James, his twin Richard L. and Dennis Finnerty. His funeral and interment were private. Visiting hours were respectfully omitted. Memorial contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 or SS. Peter & Paul Church, 48 Highland St., West Warwick, RI 02893, in his memory would be appreciated. Arrangements with Henault-Gallogly, Funeral Directors. 

FINNERTY [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 8 Mar 2007] Finnerty, Edward F., 79, a Scituate resident for most of his life, passed away Tuesday at home. He was the husband of Jeannine M. (Fontaine) Finnerty, they had been married forty years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Peter J. and M. Regina (Donahue) Finnerty. Mr. Finnerty was employed as an electrician at American Hoechst and a self-employed electrician for many years. He also was a greens keeper at Midville Country Club before retiring ten years ago. He was a WWII Army Veteran, loved playing cards, reading and going to a casino. Besides his wife he leaves a step-son, William J. Fontaine of Coventry; two sisters, Sheila Cabral of Scituate and Carolyn Edison of Akron, OH; four brothers, Raymond and Peter Finnerty both of Scituate, Leonard Finnerty of Coventry and Paul Finnerty of West Warwick. He was the brother of the late Robert, James, Richard and Dennis Finnerty. He will be missed by his buddy Teddy. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the Henault-Gallogly Funeral Home, 5 Eddy St., West Warwick. Interment will be private. Visiting hours: Saturday 9-10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to VNA of Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886 in his memory would be appreciated.

FINNI (GAUGHAN) [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Wednesday 14 Sep 2005] New Bedford -- Abigail A. (Gaughan) Finni, 96, of New Bedford, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness. She was the widow of John J. Finni. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary E. (O'Connell) Gaughan. She lived in New Bedford all of her life and was a lifelong communicant of St. Lawrence Church. She was a graduate of Holy Family Grammar School, class of 1922, Holy Family High School, class of 1926, and Fitchburg Normal School, class of 1928. Mrs. Finni was an elementary school teacher for the New Bedford public school system at Jireh Swift School and Acushnet Avenue School until she retired. Survivors include a son, John J. Finni of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Thomas Gaughan, John Gaughan, Martin Gaughan, Patrick Gaughan, James Gaughan, Kate Packard, Bridget Russell, Margaret Downey, Winifred Gaughan, Mary Murphy and Ellen Leduc. Her funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Lawrence Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

FINNIGAN (DWYER) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 11 Jan 2004] Warwick - Agnes Finnigan, 89, of Post Road, a retired assembler, died Thursday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center of Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, Providence. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Finnigan. Born in Providence, the daughter of the late John Dwyer and the late Anna (McCullough) Jensen, she had lived in Warwick for 47 years. Mrs. Finnigan had been an assembler for the Leviton Mfg. Co. for 28 years before retiring in 1986. She leaves a daughter, Patricia A. French of Fort Myers, Fla.; two sons, Edward A. Finnigan Jr. and John R. Finnigan, both of Warwick; a brother, Joseph Dwyer of Providence; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late George Dwyer. The funeral will be held on Tuesday at 8 a.m. from the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Peter Church, 350 Fair St. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.

FINNIGAN [Providence RI Journal, Friday 3 Nov 2006] Finnigan, Sarah A., 81, of Fiore Dr., died Sunday, October 29, in the South County Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born in Salem, OH, a daughter of the late William O. and Gertrude E. (Miller) Finnigan. She was a nurse in Ohio Public Health for 25 years. For the next 25 years, she started and developed the Washington County Public Health System. Ms. Finnigan is survived by a sister Anna Mae Steenhagen of Midland, MI; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the sister of the late William O. Finnigan Jr., John F. and Paul R. Finnigan, Mary M. Skiba and Blanche G. Lowers. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church, Pt. Judith Rd., Narragansett. Burial will take place in Salem, OH. Visiting hours will be held in the Forbes Funeral Home, 28 Columbia St., Wakefield on Friday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse System - Home Care, 14 Woodruff Ave., Narragansett, RI 02882. 

FINUCANE [Brevard County FL, Florida Today, 3 April 1999] Barefoot Bay -- Verne Joseph Finucane Sr., 66, a former truck driver for Texaco Gas Co., died Thursday, March 31, at home. Mr. Finucane was born in Providence, R.I. He came to Brevard County in 1978 from his birthplace. He was a member of Teamsters Union Local 251 in Providence and St. Luke's Catholic Church in Barefoot Bay. Mr. Finucane was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his son, Verne Finucane Jr. of Barefoot Bay; brother, Norman Finucane of Smithfield, R.I.; sisters, Dorothy Maroney of Ormond Beach and Ruth Lawlor of Smithfield; and one granddaughter. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service following, at Strunk Funeral Home in Sebastian. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke's Catholic Church. The family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to Hospice of Health First, 1900 Dairy Road, West Melbourne, FL 32904.

FIORE (FOLEY) [Providence RI Journal, Friday 27 Oct 2006] Fiore, Diana L. (Foley), age 49, of Greenville, RI on October 7, 2006. Beloved Daughter of Richard Foley and the late Nancy. Loving sister of Kathleen Foley-Reis and Andrew Reis. Cherished aunt of Zachary, Jordan and Madison. Devoted Cousin of Stephanie, Donna Marie and Debbie. Memorial dinner at the Kountry Kitchen, 10 Smith Avenue, Greenville, RI, Sunday, 10/29/06, 3-6 p.m.

FIRTH (FORD) [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Providence RI Journal, Saturday 27 Nov 2004] North Attleboro -- Cecilia Bernadette "Ceil" (Ford) Firth, RN, 65, of Robert Hill Drive, North Attleboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, where she had been employed as a registered nurse for the past 38 years, following a three-year illness. She was the beloved wife of William Hastings Firth, to whom she was married on Nov. 4, 1961. Born in Malden, Mass., on Oct. 24, 1939, she was a daughter of Irish immigrants, the late Martin Joseph `` Joe'' Ford Sr., and Bridget (Butterly) Ford. She was raised and educated in the community of Malden, where she was a 1959 graduate of Girls Catholic High School in Malden. In 1960, she graduated from the Catherine Laboure School of Nursing that was affiliated with Carney Hospital. Following graduation from nursing school, Mrs. Firth was employed as a registered nurse at Carney Hospital in the Dorchester section of Boston for five years. In 1966, she began her career at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, where she worked in the pediatric unit until illness forced her retirement in July. Mrs. Firth resided in the village of Attleboro Falls prior to moving to North Attleboro in 1965. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, North Attleboro. Since a young girl, she dreamed of becoming a nurse one day. Mrs. Firth was a dedicated nurse who worked full-time the past three years, despite her ongoing medical treatments. Her dedication to patients and co-workers was a remarkable example for others to follow. Her favorite times were those spent in the company of family and friends. She enjoyed gardening and was a prolific reader. With the company of her husband, she traveled extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan, she recently told her family that she was thankful to have lived long enough to finally see the team win a World Series championship. In addition to her husband of 43 years, she leaves a daughter, Kathleen A. Firth-Comerford of North Attleboro; three sons, William C. Firth of North Attleboro, Scott P. Firth of Belmont, N.H., and David M. Firth of North Attleboro; 10 grandchildren, Patrick, Luke, Aidan, and Robert "Bobby" Comerford, Mackenzie, Liam, Micah, Cole, and Grace Firth, all of North Attleboro, and Jillene Firth of Belmont, N.H.; four sisters, Maureen Doherty of San Rafael, Calif., Patricia Ford of Medford, Nancy Valys of Winthrop, and Kathleen Sargent of Medford; three brothers, John Ford of Natick, Martin J. Ford Jr., of Medford, and Michael Ford of Medford; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend the funeral service on Monday, Nov. 29, at 8:45 a.m. from the Commonwealth Chapel of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Park Street, North Attleboro, with Rev. James Fitzpatrick, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Newell Burying Ground, South Attleboro. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Chapel of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue. Following graveside services, an invitation will be extended to join the family for a time of refreshment and fellowship. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mrs. Firth's name may be made to the Sturdy Memorial Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 2963, Attleboro, MA 02703. Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.

FISHER (SWEENEY) [Providence RI Journal, Monday 24 Oct 2005] Fisher, Rita E., 79, of Frontier Road, Warwick, died Saturday at home. She was the wife of the late Clarence A. 'Sonny' Fisher, Jr. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Hugh Edward and Catherine (Martin) Sweeney. She had been a resident of Warwick for 45 years. She was the mother of Edward J. Fisher and Hugh A. Fisher both of Warwick, John J. Fisher of Cranston, Rita C. Johnson of Naples, Florida and Patricia A. Little of Saunderstown. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Her funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church,  Sandy Lane. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Tuesday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to VNA of RI, Hospice Program, 622 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865 would be appreciated. 

FISHER (LOWNEY) [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Tuesday 11 Dec 2007] East Taunton-Adelaide ‘Gina’ (Lowney) Fisher, 87 years old, died in Longmeadow of Taunton on Sunday December 9, 2007. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late William and Maude (MacAulay) Lowney. She was educated in Boston Schools and was a self employed hairdresser in the Randolph area for many years. A resident of East Taunton for the past 25 years, she was a commu- nicant of Holy Family Church in East Taunton. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, painting and making hook rugs. She was the widow of Albert L. Fisher and mother of Frances Costa and her husband John of Middleboro. Relatives and friends are in- vited to attend visiting hours in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. ( Route 138 South), Taunton on Friday between 6 and 8PM. At 7:30PM a funeral service will be held. Interment services will be held at a later date.

FISK [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Wednesday 21 Mar 2006] Seekonk -- Catherine A. Fisk, 81, of Carpenter Street, Seekonk died Monday, March 20, 2006 in the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Attleboro. She was born in Attleboro on July 2, 1924, a daughter of the late Edward M. and Catherine (Blake) Fisk. She was a lifelong resident of Seekonk and a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Seekonk, where she was a member of St. Mary's Senior Saints and the St. Mary's Guild. Catherine was devoted to her family and her favorite hobbies were knitting and sewing. She had been a bookkeeper for the former Watson Company of Attleboro for 24 years and later at the Charles Thomae Company for over 25 years before she retired. She leaves one brother, Charles L. Fisk, and one sister, Marilyn Fisk, both of Seekonk; and many nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Edward Fisk Jr. and James and Winifred Fisk. Her funeral will be held on Saturday, March 25 at 9 a.m. from the Foley-Hathaway Funeral Home, 126 South Main St. (Route 152), Attleboro followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Mary's Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk. Burial will follow in Seekonk Cemetery, Newman Avenue, Seekonk. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours in the Foley Chapel are Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Catherine's memory to St. Mary's Church Building Fund, Coyle Drive, Seekonk, MA 02771 would be appreciated.

FISKE [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 24 Mar 2005] Fiske, Bernard J., 89, of Carousel Drive, Riverside died March 22, 2005. He was the husband of Margaret (McGloin) Fiske. Born in Attleboro, MA, a son of the late Charles E. and Marguerite M. (Kelly) Fiske, he lived in Riverside for 20 years and Pawtucket for 35 years. Mr. Fiske worked with the WPA building McCoy Stadium, and the Kaiser Shipyard. He was a truck driver for the former Colonial Laundry Service for 30 years before retiring in 1976. He also worked at Cherry & Webb Co. He was a member of Local Teamsters Union. Besides his wife, he leaves three sons; Bernard J. Fiske Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA., James P. Fiske of Pawtucket and Terrance E. Fiske of Warwick, a daughter Judith Pianka of Los Angelos, Calf. and four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Kenneth Fiske. His funeral will be held Saturday at 8am from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside, with Prayers of Final Commendation in St. Brendan Church, Turner Ave., Riverside at 9am. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 4 to 7pm.

FISKE (WELCH) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 8 June 2008] Fiske, Genevieve M. (Welch), 84, of Miles Avenue, died Friday at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Harold L. Fiske. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (McCaughy) Welch, she had lived in East Providence for the past 35 years. Mrs. Fiske was a supervisor at the Paramount Line Greeting Card Company for 37 years retiring in 1986. She leaves one son, Harold L. Fiske, Jr. and his wife Margaret of Cranston and one daughter, Janet M. Fiske of East Providence; four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Almon A. Fiske. Her funeral will be Tuesday at 9 AM from the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Paul Church, 1 St. Paul Place, Edgewood at 10 AM. Calling hours Monday 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the St. Paul Church Memorial Fund will be appreciated. Burial will be in Quidnessett Cemetery, North Kingstown. 

FISLER (HARPER) [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Tuesday 2 Mar 2004] Attleboro -- Elizabeth A. Fisler, 94, of Pleasant Street, a homemaker, died Sunday in the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home. She was the widow of Fredrick Fisler. Born in Franklin on July 15, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Mary Ellen (Finneran) Harper. She had previously resided in North Attleboro most of her life. Mrs. Fisler had enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by a daughter, Linda DeBlois of North Attleboro; two grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and a niece. A funeral will be held at 8 a.m. Friday from the John J. Diamond Funeral Home, 180 North Washington Street, North Attleboro, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 in St. Mary's Church, 14 Park St., North Attleboro. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Foxboro. 

FITTON (O'BRIEN) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 22 Apr 2004] West Warwick - Mary E. (O'brien) Fitton, 83, of Providence Street, died yesterday in Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick. She was the wife of the late Cornelius J. Fitton. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Mulhall) O'Brien, she had lived in Warwick and Scituate for many years before moving to West Warwick 20 years ago. Mrs. Fitton was a communicant of the former St. James Church. She leaves a son, Cornelius J. "Neil" Fitton Jr. of West Warwick; two daughters, Elizabeth A. Lemois of Coventry and Katherine V. Hill of Scituate; a brother, William A. O'Brien Jr. of Warwick; and 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late William A. Fitton. The funeral will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. from Robert A. Iannotti & Sons Funeral Home, 415 Washington St., Route 117, Coventry, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in SS. Peter & Paul Church, Highland Street, West Warwick. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 18 March 1882] Died… In this city, 16th inst., Walter, son of John and the late Bridget Fitzgerald, aged 1 year, 9 months and 10 days.

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 10 June 1882] Died… In this city, 4th inst., Patrick Fitzgerald, aged 43 years.

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 19 Aug 1882] Died… In this city, 15th inst., Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald, aged 72 years.

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 18 Nov 1882] Died... In Providence… 14th, Emma, daughter of James Fitzgerald, 20.

FITZGERALD [Fall River MA Daily Globe, Friday, July 19, 1912] Funeral services held yesterday afternoon over Katherine H. Fitzgerald from the home of her parents on Fourth Street were largely attended. A large display of floral offerings, including those from schoolmates accompanied the casket. Services were conducted by Rev. W.E. Corr and interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery. The bearers were Thomas and Francis Fitzgerald, Thomas Moran and William Reagan. 

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Wed 13 Mar 1968] Fitzgerald, Lawrence H. March 10, 1968. Husband of Ellen T. (Monnigan) Fitzgerald. Residence, 63 Camden Ave. Funeral Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock from the Russell J. Boyle Funeral Home, 331 Smith St. Requiem high Mass in St. Patrick's Church, Smith Street, at 9 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited .

FITZGERALD (RONAN) [Fall River MA Evening News, 7 March 1907] Mrs. Johanna Fitzgerald, a highly respected resident of the Sacred Heart Church, died this morning at the residence of her son, William, at 103 Green Street. Deceased had been a resident of this city for the past 20 years and a large number of friends will sincerely mourn her death. She is survived by four sons, William of this city, James of Pittsburgh, John of NYC and Patrick of Brooklyn, NY, and two daughters, Mrs. Walter Barrett of Fall River and Mrs. Alice Fitzgerald of Ireland. [Johanna nee Ronan Fitzgerald hailed from Carrickbeg, co. Waterford, Ireland. Was widowed in 1874 prior to coming to Fall River. Contact Frank Fitzgerald ffitzg7816@aol.com ]

FITZGERALD [New Bedford MA Standard Times, 21 Aug 2001] New Bedford -- Thomas J. Fitzgerald, 48, of New Bedford, formerly of Braintree, died unexpectedly at home, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001. Born in Boston, son of the late Thomas and Helen (Fowler) Fitzgerald, he lived in Braintree most of his life before moving to New Bedford 13 years ago. Survivors include two sisters, Elizabeth Flaven and her husband, Arthur, of East Bridgewater and Maureen Keogh and her husband, Martin, of Braintree; a brother, John Fitzgerald and his wife, Judith, of Portsmouth, R.I.; and five nephews. Funeral and burial arrangements are private and are under the direction of the Donaghy-Hathaway Funeral Home, 465 County St.

FITZGERALD (CARLIN) [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 14 May 2003] West Warwick - Maureen F. Fitzgerald, 57, of Tanglewood Drive, a former radiologist, died yesterday at Kent Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Warwick. She was the wife of Bruce H. Fitzgerald; they had been married for 28 years. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late David R. and Marion F. (McGetrick) Carlin, she had lived in Pawtucket before moving to West Warwick 25 years ago. Mrs. Fitzgerald had been a radiologist for Stat Care, in Warwick, for two years, and previously had worked at area hospitals, including Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, in Pawtucket, where she had worked in the x-ray department for many years. Besides her husband, she leaves a sister, Catherine M. Duffy of Pawtucket; a brother, David R. Carlin Jr. of Newport; two nieces; two nephews; and two grand-nieces. The funeral will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial, at a time to be announced, in St. Joseph Church, 195 Walcott St., Pawtucket. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket.

FITZGERALD [Fall River MA Herald News, Saturday 3 Jan 2004] Fitzgerald -- Thomas, age 91, Jan. 1, 2004, formerly of Borden St. Apartments, Fall River. Husband of the late Ruth (Barnes) Fitzgerald; father of Kevin J. Fitzgerald and the late Timothy J. and Thomas Fitzgerald. Grandfather of Thomas C. and Martha Jane Fitzgerald; brother of the late Edward, John & William Fitzgerald, Helen Smith & Louise Ryan. Funeral Monday, Jan. 5, 2004 at 8am in the Waring-Sullivan Home Of Memorial Tribute At Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River, MA, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 am in Sacred Heart Church, Linden St., Fall River. Visiting hours Sun. 2-4 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association of Greater Fall River, P.O. Box 1525, Fall River, MA 02722. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery. [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 3 Jan 2004] Fall River - Thomas J. Fitzgerald, 91, of Borden Street Apartments, a retired manufacturing foreman, died Thursday in South County Hospital, South Kingstown. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Barnes) Fitzgerald. Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late Timothy and Isabella (Warrener) Fitzgerald. He had been a foreman for the weaving department of the former Pepperell Mfg. Co., on Bedford Street, for 25 years. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving as a staff sergeant, and a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. He leaves a son, Kevin J. Fitzgerald of South Kingstown, and two grandchildren. He was the father of the late Timothy J. Fitzgerald and Thomas Fitzgerald, and brother of the late Helen Smith, Louise Ryan, and Edward, John and William Fitzgerald. The funeral will be held Monday at 8 a.m. from the Waring-Sullivan Home for Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., with a funeral Mass at 9 in Sacred Heart Church, Linden Street. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 10 Jan 2004] Glocester - William F. "Fitz" Fitzgerald, 69, of Salisbury Road, a retired union representative and vice president of Local 328 United Food and Commercial Workers, died Thursday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. He was the husband of Barbara J. (Waters) Fitzgerald for 47 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Laurence H. and Ellen T. (Monigan) Fitzgerald, he had lived in Glocester for eight years. Mr. Fitzgerald began his retail food business career in 1951 in the First National Supermarkets, where he served United Food and Commercial Workers Local 328 as a union steward. After joining the Local 328 staff as an organizer, he was appointed union representative. He served the local as treasurer, executive board member and vice president before retiring in 1993. He served as a delegate to the Providence Central Labor Council AFL-CIO and the Newport Central Labor Council AFL-CIO. He was a former member of the Board of Incorporators, Rhode Island Group Health Association, Rhode Island AFL-CIO Executive Board, New England Council of UFCW Executive Board and Legislative Committee of Rhode Island AFL-CIO. He had also been a life member of the Rhode Island State Troopers Association. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, William F. Fitzgerald Jr. of Glocester; a daughter, Mary Ellen Mahan of North Providence; a sister, Helen M. Guglielmo of Burrillville; and two grandchildren. He was a brother of the late Laurence H. Fitzgerald Jr. and John R. Fitzgerald. The funeral will be Monday at 8:30 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Theresa Church, 35 Dion Drive, Harrisville. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Daily News, Thursday 15 Jan 2004] In Newport, RI, January 11, 2004, Margaret F. Fitzgerald, daughter of the late Francis and Margaret Loretta Sullivan Fitzgerald. Residence 12 Appleby Street, Newport. Donations may be made in her memory to the St. Joseph Building Fund, 5 Mann Avenue, Newport, RI 02840, or to the St. Clare Home, 309 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840.  [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 13 Jan 2004] Newport - Margaret F. Fitzgerald, 95, of Appleby Street, a retired accountant and office manager, died Sunday at the St. Clare Home. Born in Newport on June 11, 1908, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Margaret L. (Sullivan) Fitzgerald. She was a graduate of the former St. Joseph High School. Miss Fitzgerald had been the accountant and office manager at the former Aquidneck Island Creamery Co. for many years, until retiring in 1966. She was a life parishioner of St. Joseph Church, in Newport, and a member of its Rosary and Altar Society. She is survived by five nieces and nephews; and 10 grandnieces and grandnephews. She was the sister of the late John L., David J., Francis, James F. and Mary M. Fitzgerald. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Joseph Church, Broadway and Mann Avenue. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.

FITZGERALD (KENNEDY) [Providence RI Journal, Monday 16 Feb 2004] Leona C. (Kennedy) Fitzgerald, 89, of Rockport, Mass., formerly of Warwick, died Friday at the home of her son in Beverly, Mass. She was the wife of the late Philip J. Fitzgerald. Born on June 22, 1914, in Conners, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (MacDonald) Kennedy, she had resided in Warwick for many years, most recently living in Rockport. She leaves two sons, P. James Fitzgerald of Beverly and Brian S. Fitzgerald of Rockport; a daughter Janice Antonuccio in Virginia; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Cabot Street, Beverly. Burial will be in Veterans Cemetery, Augusta, Maine. 

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 28 Mar 2004] Cranston - Donald J. Fitzgerald, 72, of Harding Avenue, a retired manufacturing employee, died Thursday at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Jacqueline B. (Plant) Fitzgerald. They had been married for 38 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Edmund and Margaret (Windle) Fitzgerald, he had lived in Providence before moving to Cranston 45 years ago. Mr. Fitzgerald had been employed at the Leviton Mfg. Co. for 36 years, retiring in 1987. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, serving aboard the Damato. He was a communicant of St. Paul Church, and a member of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Club for 50 years. Mr. Damato was an avid Boston Red Sox fan.  Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Patrick A. Fitzgerald of Cranston and Michael E. Fitzgerald of Johnston; a daughter, Colleen C. Fitzgerald, three brothers, Richard, James and Edmund Fitzgerald, and a sister, Margaret Degnan, all of Cranston; and four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Francis X. and Dorothy Fitzgerald, and Helen A. Rezendes. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from Jones-Walton-Sheridan Funeral Home, 1895 Broad St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Paul Church, One St. Paul Place. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery.

FITZGERALD (FOX) [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 1 Aug 2004] North Providence - Regina A. Fitzgerald, 88, of Smith Street, a retired auditor, died Friday at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas P. Fitzgerald Jr. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John A. and Mary E. (Murray) Fox, she had lived in Narragansett for many years before moving to North Providence 10 years ago. Mrs. Fitzgerald had been an auditor for 25 years for the Internal Revenue Service in Providence. She was a communicant of St. Augustine Church, and a member of its Rosary and Altar Society. She was a former communicant of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Narragansett. She was a member of the Third Order of St. Dominic of Providence College. She was a member of the North Providence Senior Citizens Center, and a former member of the Mount Pleasant Senior Citizens. She leaves three sisters, Madeline G. Collins of Providence, Rita F. McDonnell of North Providence and Sister M. Quentin, OP, of Columbus, Ohio. She was the sister of the late Marguerite Fox and Mary E. Baker. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Augustine Church, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

FITZGERALD (HART) [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 2 Oct 2004] Portsmouth - Mary W. Fitzgerald, 58, of Oakland Farm Road, head of the home economics department at North Smithfield High School until her retirement, died Sept. 20 at home. She was the wife of Robert Fitzgerald. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Roy S. and Winifred M. (Kelly) Hart, Mrs. Fitzgerald had lived in Seekonk for many years before moving to Portsmouth two years ago. She had also been the manager of Boulevard Travel, in Pawtucket, for many years. Mrs. Fitzgerald was a 1964 graduate of St. Mary Academy Bay View, East Providence, and a 1968 graduate of Salve Regina University. Besides her husband, she leaves a brother, Brian S. Hart of Seekonk; an aunt, Elizabeth M. Kelly of Portsmouth; two nephews, Christopher Speer and Timothy Speer, both of South Attleboro; and three nieces, Vanessa Speer of South Attleboro, and Meaghan Hart and Maura Hart, both of Seekonk. The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 in St. Mary's Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket.

FITZGERALD [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Tuesday 7 Dec 2004] Falmouth -- J. Norman Fitzgerald, 92, of New Seabury died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, in JML Care Center. He was the widower of Ruth R. (Chase) Fitzgerald; they were married 54 years. Born in Ware, the son of the late Michael and Rose (Normandin) Fitzgerald, he was raised in New Bedford. He moved to New Seabury in 1964. He graduated from Holy Family High School. He was a transportation specialist in a civilian capacity for the Department of the Navy during World War II. Mr. Fitzgerald was a former president of the Warner-Lewis division of Fram Corp. He was a co-founder of the Peninsula Council in New Seabury and founder of the New Seabury Men's Club. He was a member of the New Seabury Country Club Board of Directors and was the club's first golf champion. Mr. Fitzgerald was Mashpee representative to the Cape Cod Planning and Economic Development Commission; board member of United Way for seven years; and chairman of the United Way of Cape Cod for two years. He volunteered for SCORE, an organization that counsels small businesses. He was a member of Christ the King Parish in Mashpee, where he was a lector for many years. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Lawrence and Kerry Fitzgerald, both of Mashpee; a son, Howard R. Bolduc of Boulder Junction, Wis.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. His funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Christ the King Church. Burial will be in Sandwich Town Cemetery, Route 130, Sandwich. Arrangements are by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Ave., Mashpee.  

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 10 Feb 2005] Fitzgerald, Edward, 77, of Dyer Ave., Cranston, a retired Supervisor, died Friday at his home. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Edmund and Margaret (Wyndle) Fitzgerald. He had lived in Cranston for the last 10 years, previously living in Providence. Mr. Fitzgerald had been employed by the Mason Box Co., in N.Attleboro, MA, for 25 years, retiring in 1977. He was an avid boater and a loyal New York Yankees fan. Mr. Fitgerald was a member of the former FDR Club in Cranston. He is survived by a son, Karl E. Fitzgerald of Cumberland, a daughter, Deborah Heimberg of North Providence, two brothers, Richard J. and James A. Fitzgerald, both of Cranston and a sister, Margaret Deignan of Cranston. He also leaves 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Francis X., Donald J. and Dorothy Fitzgerald and Helen A. Rezendes. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Friday from 9 am to 10 am followed by a Funeral Service at 10 a.m. in the Jones-Walton-Sheridan Funeral Home, 1895 Broad St., at Park Ave., Cranston. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. 

FITZGERALD [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Sunday 27 Mar 2005] Wareham -- Gerald Michael Fitzgerald, 99, of Mattapoisett died unexpectedly Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Tobey Hospital of resperatory failure due to pneumonia. He was the widower of Abigail A. (Dougherty) Fitzgerald. Born in New York City, the son of the late Michael J. and Amelia (O'Bryan) Fitzgerald, he lived in Mattapoisett since 1944. He was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Cooper Union College in New York. While working for the New York Port Authority, he was involved in the construction of the Lincoln Tunnel. He moved to this area in 1944 to become general manager of Dartmouth Fillet Co. in New Bedford. He was an engineer for the state Department of Public Works until he retired. He later was a self-employed professional engineer and land surveyor until 1995. Survivors include two sons, Paul Fitzgerald of Fairhaven and Ocean Pines, Md., and Michael Fitzgerald of Mission Viejo, Calif.; two daughters, Kathleen Maune of Islip Terrace, N.Y., and Anne Quinlan of Lisle, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Helen Winter, Geraldine Adams, Norman Fitzgerald and Jack Fitzgerald. His funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Church, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Mattapoisett. Arrangements are by Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Route 6, Mattapoisett. 

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Friday 23 Dec 2005] Fitzgerald, Charles E., 82, of Admiral Street, died Tuesday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. Born in South Portland, Maine, a son of the late Bernard J. and Mary O. (O'Brien) Fitzgerald, he had lived in New York City for many years before returning to Providence twenty seven years ago. Mr. Fitzgerald was a nurses aide at Bellevue Hospital, Manhattan, for almost thirty years, retiring in 1978. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He leaves a brother; James R. Fitzgerald, three sisters; Mary M. Gaudet, Eleanor B. Horiagon, Dorothy A. Mollo, and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Alice LeHue. The funeral service will be held Saturday, at 9:00 am, in the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence, to which relatives and friends are invited. Burial, with military honors, will be in Saint Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. 

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 12 Mar 2006] Fitzgerald, James T., 51, of Arthur St., West Warwick, died on Friday, March 10, 2006 at home. Born in Providence, a son of James A. Fitzgerald of Cranston and Aleta E. (Farnham) Fitzgerald of Providence, he lived in Cranston before moving to West Warwick. Mr. Fitzgerald was a self-employed computer programming consultant. He was a member of the Touscan Social Club in Providence. Besides his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Christine A. Fitzgerald, and a son, James T. Fitzgerald, II, both of Cranston, four sisters, Janice M. Drolet and Donna L. Laroche, both of West Warwick, and Dorothy A. Northrop and Karen E. Caniglia, both of Cranston; a brother, Paul A. Fitzgerald of Coventry; a grandson, Keith A. Burr, Jr. of Cranston; and several nieces and nephews. His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 15, at 10 a.m. in the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Visiting hours are Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the James T. Fitzgerald II Scholarship Fund, c/o Christine A. Fitzgerald, 18 Intervale Road, Cranston, RI 02910. 

FITZGERALD [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Tuesday 31 Oct 2006] Fitzgerald, of Brockton, Oct. 27th, 2006; Edward M. Fitzgerald died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 56 years of age. Loving husband of Charlene (Slesser) Fitzgerald; loving Father of Edward M. Fitzgerald II of Brockton; Tara Fitzgerald, Karrie Fitzgerald, Barbara Buckley, Lacey Fitzgerald, and Heather Noyes, all of Brockton. Also survived by 2 Brothers; Richard F. Fitzgerald of Norwood and Michael Fitzgerald of Rockland. He also leaves 2 sisters; Maureen Fitzgerald of Plymouth and Patricia Fitzgerald of Mashpee. He also leaves 14 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Richard F. Fitzgerald and Alice (Kincaid) Fitzgerald. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1st at 8:00 PM at the Taunton Funeral Home, 8 Crapo Street, off Tremont Street. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Rev. Robert Wise of the Brockton Assembly of God Church will officiate. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4:30-8:00 PM. Cremation to follow the service. Arrangements by the Taunton Funeral Home, 8 Crapo St., off Tremont Street. J. Kevin Corbett, Funeral Director.

FITZGERALD (WOODWARD) [Newport RI Daily News, On-line Obituaries, Jan 2007] Newport - Evelyn F. Fitzgerald passed into eternal rest on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at Newport Hospital with her children by her side.  She was born in Newport, Rhode Island on September 12, 1916 to Robert L. Woodward and Margaret McCourt Woodward and resided in the “Fifth Ward” her entire life. She attended St. Mary’s School and graduated from Rogers High School, Class of ’34. Her husband Edward “Ted” Fitzgerald predeceased her. Evelyn is survived by her daughters Carol A. Barbato, Barbara “Bobbie” F. Bell, Suzanne “Sue” M. Sullivan and son-in-law Lawrence “Larry” F. Sullivan and her son Edward “Ted” W. Fitzgerald, all of Newport, Rhode Island. She was the beloved “Nana Fitz” to Arthur R. Bell, Regina M. Chase, Michaela F. Barbato, Valerie A. Bell, Patrick E. Sullivan, Lisa A. Bell-Croy, Deborah A. Donovan, Nicholas Barbato, Jr., Timothy F. Sullivan, and Erin M. Goddard. 22 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild as well as her brother James L. Woodward of Austin, TX, also survive her. In her earlier years Evelyn was active in Parent Teacher Organizations, Girl Scouts of America, Cub Scouts of America and the Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of Newport County. She loved Gooseberry Beach and was one of its original members. Evelyn lived a vibrant life enjoying sports, cards, games, travel, knitting and most of all family and endearing friends. Her brother-in-law Timothy “Tim” Fitzgerald and wife Helen, her sister-in-law Mary F. Eddy and numerous nieces and nephews survive Evelyn. She was the companion of the late Arthur “Watso” Westley. Evelyn wishes were for no services upon her death; family and friends will be joining together at a later date for a celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871, or the Fifth Ward Little League, 580 Thames Street, PMB 245, Newport, RI 02840. Funeral arrangements have been made by The O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island.

FITZGERALD (CORNELIUS) [Taunton MA Daily Gazette, Tuesday 3 April 2007] Fitzgerald - In Fall River, of Taunton, Doris M. (Cornelius) Fitzgerald, passed away on Friday, March 30th peacefully; age 76 years. Formerly of Hart Street, Taunton. Loving wife of the late Edward Fitzgerald. Loving daughter of the late Hazen and Ann (Galvin) Cornelius. Loving sister of Katherine Wilson of Taunton, Arthur Cornelius of Arlington Heights, and Robert Cornelius of Cold Springs, NY. Also leaves several nieces. Funeral Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Taunton Funeral Home, 8 Crapo St., off Tremont St. J. Kevin Corbett, funeral direction.

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 9 May 2007] Fitzgerald, Edward 'Ted', 79, of Cedar Grove Dr., passed away Saturday at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Jane M. (Coleman) FitzGerald who passed away this past February. Born in Cranston, a son of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Kilgallen) FitzGerald. He was a World War II Marine Veteran, educated in the Cranston public schools, graduate of LaSalle Academy and attended Providence College. Mr. FitzGerald was a multi-talented engineer and design tool expert whose skills took him through many experiences with several area companies. He retired from Pasi-Seal in North Stonington, CT in 1986. Always involved politically, he was a past member of the Exeter School Committee and unsuccessfully challenged Eleanor Slater of Warwick for her seat in the State Legislature in 1960. A dedicated Marine veteran, he was active in the Kent County Marine Corps League where he was Chaplain for many years. He was also a member of his local American Legion Post and Junior Achievement. Following his retirement, he became a dedicated volunteer at the Providence Veterans Hospital, a job he especially enjoyed and he received the volunteer of the year award in 2002. He is survived by four children, Kathleen Dempsey of Shrewsbury, NJ, Mary Jane Forget and her husband Robert of Coventry, Edward FitzGerald of Exeter and Maureen Lewis of Naples, FL; three grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; and three sisters, Mary Lou Kavanagh of Cranston, Elizabeth Meegan of Cumberland and Vero Beach, FL and Margot Minnis of Phoenix, MD and Vero Beach, FL. His funeral will be held Friday at 8:45 a.m. from the Henault-Gallogly Funeral Home, 5 Eddy St., West Warwick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Bernard Church, 415 Tower Hill Rd., North Kingstown at 10 a.m. Interment will follow with military honors in RI Veterans Cemetery. Visiting hours: Thursday 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Disabled American Veterans of RI, 1 Capitol Hill, Prov., RI 02908 or the Marine Corps League, Kent County Chapter, in his memory, would be appreciated.

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 21 June 2007] Fitzgerald, James A. 'Curly', 77, of Dora St., Providence, died Monday at Kent County Hospital. Born in Providence a son of the late Edmund and Margaret (Windell) Fitzgerald. He was the former husband of Aleta (Farnham) Fitzgerald of Providence and companion of Marie Pisillini of Cranston. Mr. Fitzgerald had worked at the Narragansett Bay Commission for 27 years before retiring in 1991. He was a member of the F.D. Roosevelt Club in Cranston and the American Legion. He was an Army veteran of WWII. Besides his ex-wife and companion, he leaves 4 daughters, Dorothy Northrop of Cranston, Karen Caniglia of Coventry, and Janice Drolet and Donna LaRoche, both of West Warwick; a son, Paul A. Fitzgerald of Coventry; a brother, Richard Fitzgerald, and a sister, Margaret Deignan, both of Cranston; 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. He was father of the late James T. Fitzgerald, brother of the late Francis, Edward, Donald Fitzgerald and Helen Rezendes. Funeral Friday at 8:30 a.m. from the Stapleton-Barry-Holdredge Funeral Home, 684 Park Avenue, Cranston. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Ann Church, Cranston at 10:00 a.m. His life will be celebrated with calling hours Thursday 5-8. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. 

FITZGERALD [Fall River MA Herald News, Friday 30 Nov 2007] Millis — Thomas Joseph Fitzgerald, 69, of Millis where he has been a resident since 1967, died Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born May 13, 1938 in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late William F. and Irene P. (Harrison) Fitzgerald and was educated at the Durfee High School in Fall River graduating with the class of 1956. He continued his education after a tour in the U.S. Air Force, at North Eastern University graduating in 1956 with his B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Formerly of Waltham, he first held a job with Corning in Medfield, then Fabri Tek Data Storage home based in Minnesota, then he was an Electrical Engineer for Storage Tech based in Boulder Colorado from which retired in 1995. He most recently had been working as a consultant for Viking Industrial Products in Marlborough, MA. A former member of the Millis Lions Club, he was well known for his involvement with the Cub and Boy Scouts of Millis. He leaves his wife of 47 years, Claire A. (Bouchard) Fitzgerald,  4 sons, Jeffrey J. Fitzgerald and his wife Donna of Charlestown, Mark C. Fitzgerald and his wife Suzanne of Upton, David S. Fitzgerald and his wife Sara of Northborough and Kevin D. Fitzgerald and his wife Diane of Framingham, 8 grandchildren, Kyle, Caitlin, Kelsey, Megan, Jenna, Leah, Isabel and Anabel. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother William Fitzgerald Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, December 1st, 2007 at 10:00 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 82 Exchange Street, Millis. Visiting hours will be Friday afternoon from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 90 Curve Street, Millis. A Private Burial with Military honors will take place at the V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Those wishing may make a contribution in Tom’s memory to MetroWest Homecare Hospice, 85 Lincoln Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

FITZGERALD [Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 19 Feb 2008] Fitzgerald, Thomas J., 64, of Bates Avenue, passed away peacefully Monday at home. He was the beloved husband of Catherine E. (Kane) FitzGerald for 39 years. Born in Yonkers, NY, he was a son of the late John and Anna C. (George) FitzGerald. Mr. FitzGerald was a US Navy veteran serving during Vietnam. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Michael FitzGerald and James FitzGerald; four daughters, Christine Casey, Tara Geraghty, Noreen Barr and Theresa FitzGerald; a brother, Gerald FitzGerald; two sisters, Claire FitzGerald and Ann Waterman; and eight grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Marie Karl and John FitzGerald. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday at 10am in St. Bernard Church, 415 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown. Burial will be private. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8pm in the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 will be appreciated. 

FITZGERALD [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Wednesday 2 Apr 2008] Rangeley, Maine — J. Edward Fitzgerald Jr., 71, of 15 Lake Street, Rangeley, Maine died Saturday, March 29, 2008 after a brief illness, at his winter home in Nokomis, Fla. Born in Attleboro on Sept. 1, 1936, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Mildred (Davis) Fitzgerald of Norton. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Suzanne (Gagner); his sons, John and his family of Concord, Michael and his family of Scarborough, Maine and Daniel and his family of Hillsborough, N.H.; five grandchildren; his sisters, Dorothy Inman of Nokomis and Barbara Dowdall of Attleboro; and his nephew Harry Dowdall and niece Kathy Snowman, both of Attleboro. In the 50s and 60s, Ed was employed as an annealer at Leach & Garner Co. in Attleboro. He also was a baker at Fernandes Supermarket in Plainville. Then he established the popular Fitzy’s Donut Shop on Maple Street in Chartley. In 1970, the family relocated to the Rangeley Lakes Region of Maine, where Ed and Suzanne re-established the donut shop, which they operated until retirement in 2002. Farley Funeral Homes Venice Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. A memorial service will be held this summer in Rangeley. Inurnment will be at a later date at St. John’s Cemetery, Attleboro. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.

FITZGERALD [Fall River MA Herald News, New Bedford MA Standard Times, Sunday 13 Apr 2008] Fall River — Neil C. Fitzgerald, 76, of Dartmouth died Friday, April 11, 2008 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Marie (Mahoney) Fitzgerald. They were married 36 years. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Cornelius P. and Mary A. (Sullivan) Fitzgerald. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School, Stonehill College, and received his M. Ed. degree from Bridgewater State College. From 1953 - 1955 he served in the U.S. Army and in the Army Reserves until 1961.  He taught English at Roosevelt Junior High for 30 years. Neil was Massachusetts Teacher of the Year in 1968. He was a prolific writer whose poems, articles, children’s stories and plays appeared in publications across the country. In 1978 Neil was affiliated with the 1st Order of the Franciscans of the Holy Name in appreciation of his 22 years of volunteer work at Our Lady’s Chapel in downtown New Bedford. He also belonged to the Fitzgerald Family History Group in Fall River, B.C.R.T.A., R.E.A.M., and Stonehill Alumni Association. He was an avid fan of all sports especially baseball and golf. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sister-in-law Louise Whelton and her husband Dr. James Whelton of Wayland, a niece Mary Louise Francis-Sylvia of Acushnet, 4 nephews, James Francis of New Bedford, James Whelton of Quincy, David Whelton of Dorchester, and Matthew Whelton of Belmont, 3 grandnephews, Adam Sylvia, Marcos Whelton, and Santiago Whelton, a grandniece, Erin Sylvia, and many cousins. He was the brother-in-law of the late Rev. Francis L. Mahoney. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 AM in St. Mary’s Church, Dartmouth. Burial will follow in South Dartmouth Cemetery.  Visiting hours Monday 3-7 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Home For Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Mary’s Parish, 783 Dartmouth St., Dartmouth, MA 02748. 

FITZGERALD [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Monday 14 Apr 2008] Boston — Joshua David Fitzgerald, 30, of Fairhaven, died tragically and unexpectedly, April 5, 2008 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was the son of John W. and Susan A. (Spangler) Fitzgerald. Joshua was a skilled mason and proud owner of Fitzgerald Masonry. Josh was a free spirit who was always looking for an adventure. He loved trips down the Saco River with family and close friends. He enjoyed dirt bike riding, camping, fishing, and just being outdoors. Joshua always stuck up for the underdog. He was generous to a fault and would do anything for anyone at anytime. He was a fun loving person with a wonderful sense of humor and would always find the good in all people. Josh loved going for rides in his Firebird with his son who he affectionately called "Biscuit." Sunday dinners were especially important to him because he would spend time with his nieces and nephews who he loved to tease and nickname. Everyone who knew him loved him deeply and he was a best friend to all. Surviving in addition to his parents are two sons, Joshua David Fitzgerald, Jr. and Daniel James Neagus; maternal grandparents, Theresa Spangler and the late Regis Spangler; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Nancy Fitzgerald; six brothers, John W. Fitzgerald, Jr. and his wife Gina, Shawn Fitzgerald and his fiancé Karen Souza, Patrick Fitzgerald and his girlfriend Ashlee Medeiros, Joseph Fitzgerald and his girlfriend Priscilla Narvaez and their unborn child, Ethan Fitzgerald and David Fitzgerald; three sisters, Erin Fitzgerald and her fiancé Thomas Haworth, Meghan Fitzgerald and her fiancé Ryan Rezendes and Marykate Fitzgerald and her boyfriend David Costa all of Fairhaven; seven nieces and nephews, Charton Lowney, Brenna and Aylin Haworth, Olivia Costa, Courtney-Rae, Alexis and Cloe Fitzgerald; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and lifelong friends. His Funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 10:00 AM in St. Mary's Church, Main St., Fairhaven. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 from 4-8PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. In lieu of flowers donations in his honor may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Massachusetts/Rhode Island Chapter, 220 North Main St., Natick, MA 01760. 

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Daily News, On-Line Obituaries March 2008] Seychelles - Captain Kevan Paul Fitzgerald of Boulevard, Middletown, RI died suddenly on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 in the Seychelles. Born in Darwen, Lancashire England to his parents Kathleen Walsh Fitzgerald and Victor Fitzgerald. He is survived by his fiancée Gail A. Carpenter and her daughter Alexandra, with whom he resided in their home in Middletown, RI. His older brother Anthony Fitzgerald and his two younger sisters Kimberly and Samantha and their respective families who reside in the United Kingdom also survive him. Capt. Fitzgerald was presently the captain of the Superyacht Hetarios. After leaving “The Royal Green Jackets” Capt. Fitzgerald received his first Yacht Masters Ticket while teaching sailing in Gibraltar for the Army. He had an extensive and impressive sailing career over the last 30 years within the superyacht community including Captaining the Superyacht Rebecca for 11 years. He will be greatly missed within the yachting community as a mentor and a friend to many. Further memorial information will be provided to the community by the family when final arrangements have been made. A Mass will be said in his name at St. Mary’s Church, Spring Street, Newport, RI on Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 11 a.m. I would like to thank everyone both within our local community and our worldwide yachting community for your unbelievable support. Your comfort and support has made all the difference for us during this difficult time. Thank you all so much, Gail A. Carpenter. 

FITZGERALD [Fall River MA Herald News, Monday 7 July 2008] Herbert L. Fitzgerald, age 79, of Fall River & East Hartford, Connecticut, died Thursday, July 7, 2008 in St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late William and Sara Ellen (Platt) Fitzgerald.  He was educated in Fall River Schools and served in the United States Army receiving an Army Occupation Medal in Germany. Mr. Fitzgerald worked as a machinist at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, Connecticut. He is survived by two sisters Dorothy Sliwa, Alice Paulo, and one brother Francis Fitzgerald all of Fall River. He was the brother of the late John, James, and Louis Fitzgerald. His Funeral will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 10:00AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St. (at Cherry, Locust, and High Sts.) followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00AM in Immaculate Conception Church 15 Thomas St. Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours prior to his Mass from 9:00 to 10:30AM in the Funeral Home. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River.

FITZGERALD [Newport RI Daily News, On-line Obituaries, July 2008] Newport - Andrew J. “Fitzie” Fitzgerald, 55, of Binney Street, Newport, a proud lifelong Fifth-Warder, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 28, 2008. He was the husband of Mary (Martin) Fitzgerald, and a son of Timothy J. and Helen (McMahon) Fitzgerald of Newport. Andrew was a friend to everyone, generous to all, and famous for his basketball wizardry at the “Rich” at Murphy Park. His devotion to his wife Mary was an inspiration to his family and friends. His quick wit and Irish way with words was perhaps his most endearing trait. Andrew understood that “happiness comes from within,” and lived a full life, focused on the simple pleasures of the day. Andrew was a 1972 graduate of Rogers High School. He worked for 30 years at the Newport Shipyard and most recently was a foreman with the Meticulous Paint Job Company. Besides his wife and parents, he leaves his brother Timothy J. Fitzgerald, Jr. and his wife Kathy of Narragansett, and sisters Sue Greene and her husband Joe of Virginia Beach, VA, Catherine Moore and her husband Bill of Napa, CA, and Clare Garcia and her husband Peter of Newport; his nieces and nephews Timothy J. Fitzgerald, III, Kelly Fitzgerald, Kerry Fitzgerald, Joseph Greene, III, Meredith Greene, Catherine Greene, Shannon Moore, Christopher Moore, Pierson Garcia, Stella Garcia, Sarah Nagle, and Michael Nagle; grandniece Ava Greene; and his beloved dog Cané. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, August 1, 2008, at 10 a.m., at St. Augustin's Church, Carroll Avenue, Newport. Burial will be at St. Columba Cemetery, Brown's Lane, Middletown. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2008, from 4-7 p.m. in the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840. Donations may be made, in Andrew's memory, to the American Heart Association, 222 Richmond Street, Suite 108, Providence, RI 02903.

FITZGIBBONS [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Tuesday 23 Mar 2004] Norton -- James M. "Fitzy" Fitzgibbons, 62, owner of The Goosebrook Garage for 32 years, died Sunday in Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, after being stricken while working in his yard. He was the 25-year companion of Jan Smith of Norton. Born in Attleboro on May 1, 1941, he was the son of the late James and Jennie (Andrews) Fitzgibbons. A lifelong Norton resident, he had been educated in Norton schools and graduated from the Bristol County Agricultural High School, Dighton. Mr. Fitzgibbons had enjoyed farming, raising sheep, and haying properties for people in Norton, using the hay on his farm. He had enjoyed showing his sheep at showings. An auto racing enthusiast, he owned a 1932 Ford Coupe which he completely rebuilt, and raced and won at Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk. He also brought his car to Daytona, and received permission to take a lap on the speedway. Mr. Fitzgibbons had also owned a Model H International Harvester Tractor which he had completely rebuilt. He was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. In addition to his companion, he is survived by her two sons, Stephen Smith in Alabama and David Smith of Attleboro; their children, Jason Smith, Briana Delano, and Cherie, Sophia, and Jake Smith. A funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday from the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp St., off Route 140, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Mary's Church, South Worcester Street. Burial will take place in Norton Common Cemetery.

FITZGIBBONS [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Friday 14 July 2006] North Attleboro -- John J. Fitzgibbons Sr., 79, of Sunset Avenue, North Attleboro, a retired sales engineer, died Thursday, July 13, 2006 at home. He was the husband of Muriel (Hardy) Fitzgibbons to whom he was married on October 20, 1951. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Sept. 20, 1926, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Mullalley) Fitzgibbons. Mr. Fitzgibbons was raised in Boston and was a proud “Double Eagle,” having graduated from both B.C. High and Boston College. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies organization and played as a catcher from 1950-1954. He was employed as a sales engineer for R. F. Walker Associates in Newtonville where he worked until retirement in 1991. After retirement, he worked at Stop & Shop in North Attleboro until 2004. John was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 330 and a communicant of St. Mary's Church in North Attleboro for 53 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Diane and her husband, Don Anderson, of Attleboro; John J. Jr. and his wife, Michelle (Plante) Fitzgibbons, of North Attleboro; Patrick and his wife, Debra (Kjersgard) Fitzgibbons, of North Attleboro; Kathleen and her husband, James Scannell, of West Roxbury; and Joseph Fitzgibbons of North Attleboro; his sister Margaret and her husband, Jody King, of Dorchester; his grandchildren: Kaitlyn Fitzgibbons, Sean Fitzgibbons, Erin Scannell, and Ryan Scannell. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A funeral will be held Saturday, July 15, 2006 at 9 a.m. with a prayer service at 9:30 a.m. in the Diamond Funeral Home, 180 North Washington St., North Attleboro. That will be followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 14 Park St., North Attleboro. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Attleboro Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to: Monday Night Gridiron Club, 1 Wilson Whitty Way, North Attleboro, Ma. 02760, att. Paul Sullivan.

FITZGIBBONS (HARDY) [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Saturday 19 Jan 2008] North Attleboro - Muriel P. Fitzgibbons, 78, a nurse and longtime resident of North Attleboro, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008. She was the wife of the late John Fitzgibbons, who passed away in 2006. Born in Boston on Feb. 18, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Nora (Ryan) Hardy. Muriel was educated at St. Thomas Aquinas High School and was a graduate of the Faulkner Hospital School of Nursing. She was an employee of the Diocese of Fall River, working as a nurse at the Madonna Manor Nursing Home in North Attleboro for 25 years, retiring in 1991. One of Muriel's greatest joys was spending time with her family and grandchildren. Muriel is survived by her children: Diane and her husband Don Anderson of Attleboro, Jack and his wife Michelle Fitzgibbons of North Attleboro, Patrick and his wife Debbie Fitzgibbons of North Attleboro, Kathy and her husband Jimmie Scannell of West Roxbury, and Joe Fitzgibbons of North Attleboro; her grandchildren: Kaitlyn Fitzgibbons, Ryan Scannell, Erin Scannell and Sean Fitzgibbons; and her brother, John and his wife Brenda Hardy of Stoughton. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Hartnett, Edna Savage and Theresa Whalen. A funeral will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m. from the John J. Diamond Funeral Home, 180 North Washington St., North Attleboro, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 14 Park St., North Attleboro. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Attleboro Falls. Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Hospice of CVNA, 10 Emory St., Attleboro, MA 02703.

FITZLER [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 29 Nov 2003] Tiverton - William E. Fitzler Jr., 89, of Highland Road, a retired plumber, died Thursday at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of Mary (Casey) Fitzler. Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late William E. Fitzler Sr. and Ella (Kenney) Fitzler. Mr. Fitzler had been a plumber and pipe fitter with Local 51 for many years before retiring. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division. He was a member of the Senior Sweethearts Singers, performing in various nursing homes. Besides his wife, he leaves a brother, John F. Fitzler Sr. of Fall River; a sister, Helen Vautrin of Wilmington, Del.; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Louis Sullivan, Wilhemina Boule and Marie Lewis. The funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Boule Funeral Home, 615 Broadway, Fall River. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River.

FITZLER (CASEY) [Fall River MA Herald News, Tuesday 1 Nov 2005] Fitzler -- Mary (Casey), age 91, passed away in Fall River, MA October 28, 2005. Wife of the late William E. Fitzler. She was the daughter of the late Joseph P. Casey and Mary (Mangan) Casey. Mrs. Fitzler is survived by one sister, Rita Kanuse as well as several nieces and nephews. Sister of the late Raymond Casey, Daniel Casey and Ellen (Helen) Piszce. Mrs. Fitzler’s funeral service, which relatives and friends are invited to attend, will be held on Thursday, November, 3, 2005 at 11:00 AM from the Boule Funeral Home 615 Broadway Fall River, MA. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River, MA. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Tuesday 1 Nov 2005] Fall River -- Mary (Casey) Fitzler, 91, of Highland Avenue, formerly of Highland Road, Tiverton, R.I., died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at the Catholic Memorial Home. She was the widow of William E. Fitzler. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Mary (Mangan) Casey. Mrs. Fitzler worked as a seamstress for various textile mills in the area and was a member of UNITE, formerly known as ILGWU. She was a member of the Senior Sweethearts singers and performed for the elderly at various nursing homes. She also participated in the Senior Sweetheart Pageant. Survivors include a sister, Rita Kanuse of Fall River; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Raymond Casey, Daniel Casey and Ellen (Helen) Piszce. Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday from the Boule Funeral Home, 615 Broadway. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. 

FITZPATRICK [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 15 April 1882] Died… In this city, 9th inst., Christopher John Fitzpatrick, aged 78 years

FITZPATRICK [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 2 Dec 1882] Died... In Providence… 24th, Alice Fitzpatrick, 75.

FITZPATRICK (SCANLON) [Fall River MA Herald News, Friday 13 May 1966] Fitzpatrick – I this city, May 12, Mabel V. (Scanlon) Fitzpatrick, beloved wife of James H. Fitzpatrick Sr., and beloved daughter of the late Thomas Scanlon and the late Delia (Cavanaugh) Scanlon. Residence 377 Grove St. Her funeral will take place from the Jeffrey H. Sullivan Funeral Home, 550 Locust St., corner of Grove, Monday morning at 8 o’clock. A solemn high mass of requiem will be sung for the repose of her soul at the Sacred Heart Church at 9 o’clock. Committal prayers and interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Calling Hours starting tonight, 7 to 9, Saturday and Sunday afternoon and evening, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.

FITZPATRICK [Sarasota FL, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 9 Dec 1998] Thomas Edward Fitzpatrick, 75, North Port, died Dec. 7, 1998. He was born March 31, 1923, in Fall River, Mass., and came to Sarasota 11 years ago from Palm Harbor. He was the executive chef and owner of the Swiss Chalet in Wesley, R.I., and retired at age 52. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include nine brothers and sisters, Marilyn Duckworth of Port St. Lucie, Walter Platt, James H. of Barnstable, Mass., William J. of Swansea, Mass., Kevin of Fall River, Shaun of Somerset, Mass., Janice Duckworth, Claire Connell of Fall River and Maureen Raposa of Fall River. Farley Funeral Home, North Port Chapel, is in charge.

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 31 July 2003] Central Falls - Arthur Fitzpatrick, 78, of Broad Street, a retired maintenance worker, died Monday at Blackstone Valley Living Assistance. Born in Boston, he was a son of the late Anthony and Julia Fitzpatrick. Mr. Fitzpatrick had been a maintenance worker for many years before retiring in 1986. He leaves no immediate survivors. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. in Notre Dame Church, Broad Street. Burial will be in Mount Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.

FITZPATRICK (O'CONNOR) [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 1 Apr 2004] Warwick - Jean A. (O'connor) Fitzpatrick, 73, of Brookthorpe Terrace, Broomall, Pa., formerly of Warwick, died Friday at Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lower Merion Township, Pa. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Cameron F. and Florence L. (Osterman) O'Connor, she had lived in Warwick, North Carolina and New Jersey before moving to Pennsylvania two years ago. She leaves a son, Chuck Fitzpatrick of Las Vegas; two sisters, Lois Hopkins of East Greenwich and Rosamond Fisher of Exeter; two brothers, Cameron O'Connor in New York, and Robert O'Connor of Exeter; and a granddaughter. She was the mother of the late Bonney J. Dahl, and sister of the late Marilou Donahay. A committal service will be held tomorrow at noon in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Harrison Avenue, Warwick. Burial will follow.

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 5 Aug 2004] Providence - Margaret V. Fitzpatrick, 90, formerly of Medway Street, a retired clerical worker, died Tuesday at Rosewood Manor Nursing Center. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late James M. and Anna (Moran) Fitzpatrick, she was a lifelong resident of the city. Miss Fitzpatrick had been a clerical worker at Providence Washington Insurance for over 30 years before retiring in 1979. She was a graduate of Classical High School. She leaves three nieces, Barbara F. Lema of Warwick, Patricia Lemay of Charlotte, N.C., and Lynne Batchelder of Groton, Conn.; a nephew, Edward Fitzpatrick Jr. in New Jersey; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. The funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. in Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial will be in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick.

FITZPATRICK (TOWEY) [Providence RI Journal, Saturday 25 June 2005] Fitzpatrick, Nancy, 83, of Roger Williams Avenue, died Thursday at the West Shore Health Center. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Fitzpatrick. Born in County Roscommon, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Sarah (Kilgariff) Towey. Mrs. Fitzpatrick had been a Providence resident since 1947 and was an assembler for Platsic Mold & Engineering for 20 years before retiring in 1980. Mrs. Fitzpatrick leaves three sisters, Nora Doherty, Warwick, Mary Buckley, New York, NY and Sarah Marcaldo, Providence. She was the sister of the late Patrick and John Towey. The funeral will be held Monday at 9:00 A.M. from the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Matthew Church, Elmwood Ave., Cranston at 10:00 A.M. Burial in St. Ann Cemetery. Calling Hours Sunday 2-4.

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 16 Nov 2005] Fitzpatrick, Edward R., 90, formerly of Greaton Drive, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich. Born in Providence, a son of the late Edward L. and Mary E. (O'Rourke) Fitzpatrick, he was a lifelong city resident. Mr. Fitzpatrick was a PBX installer and repairman for N.E. Telephone Co. for 35 years until he retired in 1980. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and IBTW-Local 5. He was a WWII Army veteran, and served with the 243rd Coast Artillery at Ft. Adams and Ft. Wetherill. He leaves a brother Joseph A. Fitzpatrick of Providence; two sisters Genevieve A. Bourdon of Charlestown and Regina A. Manning of Cumberland, as well as several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and great-grand nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Sr. Mary Patrick, O.P., Claire F. Farrell, and William A. Fitzpatrick. His funeral will be Friday at 8:30am from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Rd., Cumberland. Burial will be St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 5-8pm. 

FITZPATRICK [Attleboro MA Sun Chronicle, Providence RI Journal, Tuesday 3 Jan 2006] Attleboro -- Paul D. “Charlie” Fitzpatrick, 52, of Fenton Street, Attleboro, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005 suddenly at home. Born in Providence, Paul was a retired Amtrak employee and member of Local 228, Maintenance Away Workers, for 30 years. Formerly of North Providence, R.I. and Pawtucket, he was a 1972 graduate of North Providence High School. Paul was a former CYO Midget Basketball coach at Saint Augustine School in Providence for over 15 years, and a former Mount Pleasant Little League coach for many years. He was the son of the late Edward J. Jr. and Zita M. (Cawthorne) Fitzpatrick. He is survived by his sister, Helen M. (Fitzpatrick) Maguire and her husband Bryan of South Kingstown, R.I.; and his three brothers: Arthur Fitzpatrick and his wife Mary of North Providence, Edward Fitzpatrick and his wife Susan of North Providence, and Michael Fitzpatrick and his wife Joyce of Providence; his aunt, Eileen Fitzpatrick of North Providence; and his loving extended family of nine nephews, three nieces, five great-nieces and one great-nephew. Funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 at 8 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., Providence. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. at St. Augustine Church, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Internment will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston, R.I. Visiting hours Wednesday, Jan. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in Paul's memory to the North Providence Little League, c/o Joseph Riccardi, 13 Lyman Ave., North Providence, RI 02911. 

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Thursday 16 Feb 2006] Fitzpatrick, Bridget T. (Moran), 99, of Grand View Rd., died Sunday, February 12, 2006, at the home of her daughter in Blue Bell, PA. She was the wife of the late Thomas L. Fitzpatrick, former superintendent of St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. Born in Kilkelly, County Mayo, Ireland, a daughter of the late John J. and Catherine (Tarpey) Moran, she lived in Pawtucket for many years. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was a communicant of St. Maria Goretti Church and a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She was the beloved mother of Susan M. Beckman of Blue Belle, PA, and sister of the late John, Michael, Patrick, Dominick Moran, Mary Kelly and Catherine Egan. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her funeral will be held Saturday at 8:45 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, 155 Power Rd., Pawtucket. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visiting hours Friday 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 222 Richmond St., Ste. 200, Providence RI 02903 will be appreciated.

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Friday 3 Mar 2006] Fitzpatrick, William R., of Springfield, Oregon, died January 23, 2006 at age 60. Born in Pawtucket, the son of the late William and Hazel (Dalton) Fitzpatrick, he had been a resident of Pawtucket and Hookset, New Hampshire for many years before moving to Oregon in 1997. He was an avid reader and Red Sox fan. He is survived by his daughter, Erin Picott, of Pembroke, New Hampshire, three sons, Michael of Springfield, Oregon, Daniel of Kenneth City, Florida, and Ryan of St. Petersburg, Florida. He was the brother of Robert Fitzpatrick of Johnston, Joyce Fitzpatrick of Providence, and Bette Bruckner of Lincoln. A memorial service was held in Florida. 

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Sunday 26 Mar 2006] Fitzpatrick, Dorothy M. Gail, 78, of Englewood FL, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2006. She was born July 1, 1927, in Providence, RI, the daughter of the late William C. and Mary E. (Dinnany) Fitzpatrick. She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy, Providence, and Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. A classical and jazz pianist and entertainer, she performed under the professional name Gail King throughout the eastern USA and Canada. She also taught music for 28 years in the Baltimore school system before retiring to FL. She is survived by a sister, Louise A. Kilpeck, Charlestown, RI, nieces, Mary L. Penedo and Corrine Kilpeck, both of Cranston, three grandnieces, a grandnephew, two great-grandnieces, two great-grandnephews, and Charlotte Ellis, her long-time friend and companion, Englewood, FL. No service is planned at this time. Memorial donations may be sent to Peabody Conservatory Scholarship Fund, 1 East Mt. Vernon Pl., Baltimore, MD 21202 or Suncoast Humane Society, 6781 San Casa Dr., Englewood, FL 34224.

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 7 June 2006] Fitzpatrick, Robert T., 78, formerly of Carroll Towers, Smith St., died Tuesday at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center. Born in Providence, a son of the late Peter and Catherine (Gaynor) Fitzpatrick. Mr. Fitzpatrick was employed with the City of Providence for many years before retiring in 1988. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, an avid RI Reds and Providence Bruins hockey fan and was a generous contributor to numerous local charities. He is survived by a brother, Edward Fitzpatrick of East Providence, a sister, Mary Podedworney of Uxbridge, MA and several nieces and nephews. His funeral will be held Friday at 9 A.M. from the James J. Gallogly & Sons Funeral Home, 671 Broad St., Providence. Mass of Christian Burial in Assumption Church, Potters Avenue, at 10 A.M. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. Visting hours Thursday 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Assumption Church Food Pantry, 791 Potters Avenue, Providence, RI 02907 in his memory would be appreciated. 

FITZPATRICK [Providence RI Journal, Wednesday 21 June 2006] Fitzpatrick, Robert P., 60, a long time resident of East Greenwich died June 15th. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Beth A. (Boivin) Fitzpatrick. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Hugh W. and Barbara (Jackson) Fitzpatrick. Mr. Fitzpatrick was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War. He was an avid sportsman and loved cooking. He is also survived by sisters: Barbara A. Kelly and Paula M. McKeever, brothers; Hugh W. and Joseph E. Fitzpatrick and numerous nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mercy Church, Fourth Ave., East Greenwich. Burial will be in RI Veterans Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday, 5-8 p.m., at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Vets or Crossroads Rhode Island, 160 Broad St., Providence, RI 02903. 

FITZSIMMONS [Newport RI Mercury, Saturday 10 June 1882] Died… In this city, 8th inst., John, son of Thos. And Mary Fitzsimmons, aged 1 year, 9 mos.

FITZSIMMONS [Fall River MA Daily Globe, Wednesday 26 Oct 1892] In this city: Fitzsimmons - 26th inst., Elizabeth, beloved daughter of John and Ellen Fitzsimmons, aged 1 year and 17 days. Funeral will take place from Mr. Fitzsimmons's residence, No. 102 Broadway, tomorrow, Thursday, at 2 o'clock p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

FITZSIMMONS [Fall River MA Daily Globe, Wednesday 2 Nov 1892] In this city: 2nd inst., Mr. Martin Fitzsimmons, aged 37 years, 6 months and 13 days. Residence, No. 102 Broadway. Funeral notice tomorrow. [Thursday 3 Nov 1892] In this city: 2nd inst., Mr. Martin Fitzsimmons, aged 37 years, 6 months and 13 days. Funeral will take place from his late residence, No. 102 Broadway, tomorrow, Friday, at 8.15 o'clock a.m. A high mass of requiem will be sung for the repose of his soul at St. Patrick's church at 9 o'clock a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

FITZSIMMONS [New Bedford MA Standard Times, Saturday 30 Sep 2006] Fitzsimmons: of Dayton, Ohio and Wilbur Point, Fairhaven, Mass., Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, William David "Red," 72. Husband of Harriet (McCall) Fitzsimmons. Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Dayton, Ohio. Arrangements were by Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, Ohio.