Bertha R. (Brown) Taft


Bertha R. (Brown) Taft, 92, passed away, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Edward W. Taft and a daughter of the late Frank and Mattie (Taylor) Brown.

Mrs. Taft is survived by two sons, Steven E. Taft of Marietta, Georgia and James R. Taft, Sr. of Warwick; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Marjorie Rymel, Lillian Lamoureux, and Frank Brown, Jr.

Visiting hours Thursday, June 5, from 5-7 p.m. with a service to follow at 7 p.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to American Heart Association, 1 State Street, Providence, RI. 02908, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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