John C. Oliveira, Battalion Chief, WFD (Ret.)


John C. Oliveira, Battalion Chief, WFD (Ret.), 60, died April 16, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Salisbury) Oliveira.

A lifelong resident of Warwick, he was a son of Loretta M. (Eaton) Oliveira and the late Manny Oliveira. John had served with the Warwick Fire Dept. for 26 years, retiring in 2008. He had served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was the father of Lori J. Oliveira, grandfather of Adam

Anthony and brother of Gerald Oliveira Lt. WFD (Ret.).

His funeral service will be held Friday at 6 p.m. in the Thomas and Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, with a visitation from 4-6 p.m. Internment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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