Edward F. Doonan
WARWICK - Edward F. Doonan, Jr., age 65, of Warwick, died on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at his family's home in Cumberland after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Adrienne J. (Longtin) Doonan.
Born in Melbourne, Florida, the son of Edward F. Doonan, Sr. of Cumberland, and the late Vivian "Ma" Doonan, he lived in Pawtucket before moving to Warwick in 1979. He attended Holy Trinity School in Central Falls, and was a graduate of Cumberland High School and New England Institute of Anatomy in Boston.
Mr. Doonan was a funeral director and embalmer for over 40 years, and was associated with the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home in Warwick for the last 33 years, and the Potvin & Cotter Funeral Home in West Warwick for the last 17 years. He was a member of the Rhode Island Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, Warwick Council # 2295 Knights of Columbus, and Father Wallace Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. He was a communicant of St. Timothy Church in Warwick.
Besides his father, he is survived by two daughters, Lori-Ann Amoroso of Warwick and Jessica R. Alexander of Canton, GA; a son, Edward F. Doonan, III of Woonsocket; a sister, Susan R. Doonan of Cumberland; and five grandchildren.
His funeral will be held on Thursday, December 2, at 9 a.m. from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Timothy Church, 1799 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Visiting hours are Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket.