Claire G. Hollis


Claire G. Hollis

lifelong Warwick resident

Claire G. (Tillinghast) Hollis, 89, of Warwick, died February 7, 2012 at Kent Hospital. She was the wife of the late Howard B. Hollis.

Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Walter E. and Mary Jane (Mutch) Tillinghast, she was a lifelong Warwick resident. Mrs. Hollis was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Oakland Beach Volunteer Fire Co. She enjoyed planting flowers.

She is survived by a daughter, Joyce A. Kennedy and her husband, Bill, of Coventry; a granddaughter, Donna L. DiPalma and her husband, Anthony; a grandson, George D. Ashley; two stepsons, Richard Hollis and George Hollis; and many step-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Walter F. Tillinghast and Raymond E. Tillinghast and stepmother of the late Howard B. Hollis Jr., Frederick Hollis and Henry Hollis.

Her funeral service was held Feb. 10 in Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial was 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.