Ernest C. “Bud” Makin III


Ernest C. “Bud” Makin III, 67, passed away on April 29, 2013 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of Janice E. (Fusco) Makin of Greene, RI.

Born in Providence, RI he was the son of the late Ernest C. Jr. and Henriette M. (Masseur) Makin. Bud worked for the Coventry School Department for many years. He loved children and would volunteer during special occasions for the school. He was extremely family oriented and loved his children, wife, siblings and all his nieces and nephews and will be greatly missed. Bud had a passion for music and dancing in his younger years.

Besides his wife Janice; he is survived by three children: Christopher M. Makin, Brianna N. Makin and Noah D. Makin of all of Greene, RI; four siblings: Marie (Makin) Rose of Maryland, Steven Makin of Arizona, Jack Makin of Warwick and Jim Makin of Arizona; and his mother-in-law Marion Fusco of Greene, RI.

At the request of his family, all services will be private. Condolences at


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