July 12, 2024

Kenneth F. McCloskey


Kenneth F. McCloskey, 95, of Rehoboth, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center.

Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Peter F. and Theresa (Brenckle) McCloskey.

Ken was an accountant for the former E.P. Fournier Dealership for over 25 years before he retired. He was also an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and an avid golfer. Ken always enjoyed playing cards with his friends but he especially enjoyed spending time with his family and his grandchildren. Ken will be remembered as a fun loving person and as someone who embodied the phrase, "Local Boy Makes Good."

He leaves two daughters, Patricia A. Cabral and her husband David of Seekonk and Jane E. Vibert and her husband Thomas of West Palm Beach, Florida, five grandchildren, Meghan Mitchell, Matthew Vibert, Shawn Cabral, Sarah Cabral and Chatham McCloskey and two great-grandchildren, Bentley Mitchell and Piper Mitchell. He was the father of the late Mary E. McCloskey and Kenneth P. McCloskey and brother of the late Robert P. McCloskey.

His funeral will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk. Burial with Military Honors will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours Friday, 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Saint Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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