2011-10-27 / Obituaries

Kenneth James Prior

Kenneth James Prior, 65, of Columbia Avenue, passed away, Oct. 22, 2011.

Born in South Kingstown, he was a beloved son of Marjorie I. (Robinson) Prior and the late Hugh P. Prior.

Ken worked for the Navy Commissary in Newport for 37 years. He was an avid woodworker and communicant of St. Mark Church.

Besides his mother, he leaves a brother, Hugh David Prior of Huntingdon Valley, Penn., and a sister, Katherine A. Beaulieu of Webster, Mass.; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark Church. Burial will be in St. Mark Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Mark Church, the Maher Center or to Bridges Inc.

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