2008-09-25 / Obituaries

Theresa A. Deacon, 78

Theresa A. (Walsh) Deacon, 78, of North Kingstown, formerly of Jamestown, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 at the home of her son.

She was the wife of the late James Francis Deacon.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y., on Oct. 12, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Hughes)


Mrs. Deacon was a Communicant of St. Marks Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by three sons, Kevin F. Deacon and Patrick Deacon of Jamestown, and James Deacon of North Kingstown, a brother Joseph Walsh of New York, a sister Ann Shustack of Walden, N.Y., and five grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late John Walsh, Thomas Walsh, Claire Pinnichio, Helen Walsh, and Mary Gorman.

A chapel service will be held on Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter, RI.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George St., Pawtucket, RI, 02860.

Funeral arrangements were made by Memorial Funeral Home. Directions are available at www. memorialfuneralhome.com

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