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William H. Foss
CUMBERLAND - FOSS, William H. 90, passed away Wednesday in the Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket. He was the husband of Pauline (Gagnon) Foss, and they had been married for 50 years.
Born in Providence he was the son of the late Harry and Anna (Mulvey) Foss. He resided in Cumberland for over 60 years.
Mr. Foss was a United States Navy veteran, serving during World War II as a radio operator. Bill was employed as a truck driver for Teknor Apex of Pawtucket for over 35 years.
Besides his beloved wife, he leaves two sons, William M. Foss of Cumberland and Brian L. Foss of Charlotte, NC; one daughter, Diane P. Deignan of Glocester; two brothers, Robert E. Foss of Pawtucket and Anthony Foss of Central Falls; five grandchildren, Jennifer, James, and Jonathan Deignan, as well as Justin and Nathan Foss; and one great-granddaughter Keira Tucker. He was the brother of the late Frank Foss, Donald Foss and Raymond Foss.
A celebration of his life will be held SATURDAY at 9 AM from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Patrick Church, Broad Street, Cumberland. Burial with military honors will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Curran Road, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours will be held FRIDAY from 5 to 8 PM.
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