Donald J. Agnew Sr.


Donald J. Agnew Sr., 78, of Maple Street died April 4, 2012 at Home & Hospice Care of RI. He was the husband of the late Helen M. (Kellerman) Agnew.

Born in Providence, a son of the late James F. and Elizabeth A. Reilly, he had lived in Warwick for most of his life. Mr. Agnew was a manager for Trifari Jewelers for 35 years before retiring.

He leaves two sons, Donald J. Agnew Jr. and his wife, Karen, and James R. Agnew and his wife, Denise; a daughter, Donna M. Agnew of Warwick; five grandchildren, Elisa, Christopher, Nicole, Ryan and Justin; and a great-grandson, Tyler. He was the companion of Frances Mulhearn of Seekonk, Mass. He was the father of the late Cheryl A. Agnew and brother of the late Edward, John and James Agnew.

His funeral was April 9 from Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. William Church, Pettaconsett Ave., Warwick. Burial was in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

Donations in his memory to The American Cancer Society will be appreciated. For condolences visit