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Nathaniel S. Thayer, Esq.
PROVIDENCE - Nathaniel S. Thayer, Esq., 87, of Benefit Street died Monday, February 6, 2012 at home.
Born in Minneapolis, MN, a son of the late Nathaniel S. and Doris (Wentworth) Thayer, he had lived in Providence for the past 61 years.
A practicing attorney for the past 60 years, Mr. Thayer began his career at the law firm of Tillinghast, Collins & Tanner in Providence. Several years later, he became a partner of the Pawtucket law firm of Blais, Cunningham, Thayer, Gagnon & Ross, now called Blais Cunningham & Crowe Chester.
He was a 1947 graduate of Amherst College, a 1948 graduate of the Sorbonne, and a 1951 graduate of Cornell University Law School.
Mr. Thayer was a World War II Navy veteran.
He is survived by a sister, Suvia Siekman of Islesboro, ME; a sister-in-law, Marion Thayer of Edina, MN; a foster brother, George Hast of Tilton, NH; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Doris Anderson and William H. Thayer. His memorial service will be held FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 at 2 P.M. in the First Unitarian Church, 1 Benevolent Street, Providence. Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends at his home, 61 Benefit Street, Providence, THURSDAY 3-7 P.M. Contributions in Mr.Thayer's memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904-9826 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfalso.com. Arrangements by BELLOWS-FALSO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln.