Sarah R. (Saillant) Dunnigan


Sarah R. (Saillant) Dunnigan, 96, of Warwick, RI, passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2013.

She was born in Providence, a daughter of the late Emile and Emily (O’Connor) Saillant.

She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, John J. Dunnigan; and her children, Mary D’Ambrosio, Maureen Dunnigan and her spouse, Edward Benson, Kate Dunnigan and her spouse, Josh Schurman, John Dunnigan and his spouse, Wendy Wahl. Mrs. Dunnigan leaves three grandchildren, Christopher and Thomas D’Ambrosio, and HannahWahl-Dunnigan, and their families; and one great granddaughter, Rachel D’Ambrosio. She is also survived by her brother, John D. Saillant, of Warwick; and many nephews and nieces. Mrs. Dunnigan was preceded in death by her brothers Richard, Charles, William and Edward, and by her sisters Mary Virginia, Elizabeth and Claire.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 15, at 9 a.m. from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Peter Church, 350 Fair Street, Warwick. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Peter Church.


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