Beverly A. Barnes


Beverly A. Barnes, age 86, of Warwick, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Kent County Memorial Hospital.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Ernest G. and Sadie L. (Foskey) Barnes, she lived in Warwick for most of her life. She was a graduate of Gorton High School in Warwick, and the RI School of Practical Nursing. Ms. Barnes was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Women & Infant’s Hospital for 42 years, retiring from its nursery in July 1995. She enjoyed traveling, the beach, her cat “Blu,” and the Boston Red Sox.

She is survived by a sister, Carol A. McDougal; two nieces: Tracy A. Pagnozzi (Gennaro) and Holly J. McDougal; a nephew, Andrew K. McDougal (Kimberly Vadenais); and a grandniece, Victoria.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited, and may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Burial will be in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick. Contributions in her memory may be made to VNA of Care New England Hospice, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886.


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