Lewis P. Packhem, 84, passed away June 22, 2013 at the Elmhurst Extended Care Center in Elmhurst, IL. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (McHale) Packhem.
He was the son of the late Clarence L. and Gertrude (Hollywood) Packhem. He was the owner and operator of the former C.L. Packhem Co. Mr. Packhem was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a 1956 graduate of URI Business School with honors.
Lewis was the loving father of Timothy D. Packhem, Andrew J. Packhem and his wife, Barbara, and Thomas Packhem; devoted grandfather of Jessica, Joseph, Hannah, Dylan and Jameson; devoted great-grandfather of TJ. He was the grandfather of the late Timothy J. Packhem; and brother of the late Richard Packhem.
His 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 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Kevin School, 39 Cathedral Road, Warwick, RI 02889, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.