Vera (Kirinsky) Banks


Vera (Kirinsky) Banks, 80, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at home. She was the beloved wife of Ralph F. Banks Jr. for 50 years.

She was a daughter of the late Boris and Mary (Kokura) Kirinsky. Vera was employed as an office manager for Atwood Medical Associates for 50 years before retiring.

She was the mother of Kevin Banks and his wife, Maryellen, and Keith Banks and his wife, Ashley Newbert; sister of Thomas Kirinsky; grandmother of James, Daniel, Thomas, Steven and Rosalee Banks; and sister of the late Elizabeth Golia, Katherine Hunt, Helen Chmura, Irene Evans, Anna Catlow, George Kirinsky, Linda Gareau and Michael Kirinsky.

Her funeral will be held Friday, February 28 at 8:45 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Jefferson Blvd. at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingstown. Visiting hours Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis TN, 38148 would be appreciated. For information and condolences visit


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