Raymond O. Forcier, 91, “Mayor of Oakland Beach” where he was a resident for over 80 years, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Brentwood Nursing Home.
He was a son of the late Deus and Lillian (Parent) Forcier. Ray was employed as a Shell Fisherman, a Brewery worker for Narragansett Brewery, and a custodian at the Oakland Beach School, before retiring. He was a World War II Navy Veteran, member and Commander of the Wilcox American Legion, Oakland Beach Volunteer Fire Company, Oakland Beach Association, JONAH, and Tri-City Elks.
He was the father of Linda Tarpey and her husband Joe, Ronald Forcier, Deborah Daniels and Michele Forcier. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, and was the brother of the late Deus Forcier.
His funeral will be held Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rita Church, Oakland Beach Ave., at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, West Warwick. Visiting hours Sunday 4-7 p.m. For information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com