John G. Shaheen Jr., 75, a retired radiac coordinator, for the Federal Government, for 36 years, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at RI Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Patricia J. (Gosciminski) Shaheen for 49 years.
He was the son of the late John G. and Blanche (Lamothe) Shaheen, Sr. Mr. Shaheen was an Army veteran of Vietnam War, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved spending time with family and his Thursday night crew, when they alternated cooking at each other’s homes. He enjoyed spending time with his Army buddies, whom he kept in touch with for over fifty years. He was an avid Boston sports fan.
John was the loving father of John G. Shaheen III (Wendy), Scott E. Shaheen (Kristi) and Brian P. Shaheen (Sara); loving grandfather of Emily, Erin, William, Scott Jeffrey, Katie, Allison, and Brian, Jr. He also leaves his beloved dog, KC.
His funeral will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Timothy Church, Warwick Ave. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours, Tuesday 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 06062 would be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com