Patricia E. Turner


Patricia E. Turner, 73, died Sunday, June 23, 2019. She was the former wife of the late Edwin J. Turner.

Born in New Bedford, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Lester and Emily (Sharp) Kay and resided in Barrington for most of her life. Patricia was a licensed optician in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She had worked for Sears Optical, Pearl Vision and JC Penny Optical for over 25 years. She was a member of the Barrington Garden Club and Woman’s Club. She loved spending time at Barrington beach surrounded by family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Edwin A. Turner and wife Coreena; daughter Pamela Barnes and husband Kevin; sister Marilyn Bonneau; brother Robert A. Kay and wife Rosemary; grandchildren Ian and Jack Turner and Mathew and Kyle Barnes; and nieces and nephews Jake and Rebecca Silva, Kerri Colon Gray and Ryan Kay.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m. in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 3257 Post Road, Warwick, followed by a private burial in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Barrington. Visiting hours are Wednesday, June 26 from 5-8 p.m. in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. For information and condolences visit


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