Ronald J. Read


Ronald J. Read, 68, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Terry L. (Reynolds) Read.

He was a son of the late Albert D. and Alice (Pierce) Read. Ron received his Business Degree from Providence College and was employed as the Stores Manager at Kent Hospital for over 20 years. He had also served in the Army Reserve. Active in the Warwick Figure Skaters he had formerly served as President. Ron was an avid sports fan and always up for new adventures. He enjoyed cooking on his grill and using the vegetables from his garden. He was fast to make friends and always willing to lend a helping hand.

He is also survived by his beloved daughter Lyndsey Read and her husband, Peyton Boswell, and his nephew Michael Fraser. He was predeceased by his siblings: Albert “Johnny” Read, Jr. and Debra Ann Athaide.

A visitation will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to St. Kevin School or the American Heart Association will be appreciated. Information and condolences visit,


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