Ralph J. Travers
Ralph J. Travers, 84, of Seekonk, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Duell) Travers.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Reis) Travers. Mr. Travers was the owner & operator of the Travers Excavating Company for 42 years before he retired. He was a Marine Corps veteran, he served on the U.S. Saratoga and was also a plank owner. Mr. Travers was an avid gardener, enjoyed woodworking, restoring tractors and was also a member of NETTA. In his retirement years he enjoyed raising animals and anything to do with farm life.
He leaves one daughter, Joanne Bennett of Seekonk, one son, Ronald Amaral of Iowa, one sister, Loretta Catarina and her husband Manny of Cumberland, 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He was the father of the late Edward Amaral.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 4-7 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Funeral services will be private. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the comital service on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM in Seekonk Cemetery, Newman Avenue, Seekonk. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Seekonk Congregational Church, 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771 would be appreciated.