Robert J. Knox

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. Robert J. Knox, 88, who passed on Monday, December 2, 2019. Robert was the father of Mary Townsend, Municipal Vice President for RI Council 94, AFSCME and President of Local 357, Warwick Independent School Employees. Robert was a Korean War Veteran, serving in both the Army and the Navy.

He will be sorely missed by everyone.

We extend our sympathies to Mary and her family.

His funeral will be held on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Timothy’s Church, 1799 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Visiting hours will be Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 2 - 5 p.m.

His interment will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, located in Exeter, immediately following Mass. Contributions in his memory may be made to Special Olympics RI, Warwick Superstars, 370 George Washington Highway, Smithfield, RI 02917

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With Deepest Condolences,

J. Michael Downey
RI Council 94, AFSCME, AFL-CIO