Hugh J. Markey III


Hugh J. Markey III, 84, died June 14, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine V. (Vierra) Markey.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Hugh J. and Mary (Warren) Markey, Jr., he had been a resident of Warwick for 55 years, formerly residing in Providence. Mr. Markey was the owner of Johnston Rendering Co. retiring in 1993. He was a Korean War veteran serving with the United States Army.

Besides his wife; he leaves his son Hugh J. Markey IV and daughter Janice M. (Markey) Sassi; and three grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Robert Markey, Thomas Markey, Elizabeth Higgins and Marion Schneider.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial with military honors in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907 would be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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