In Memoriam...

In loving memory of our brothers and sisters that we have lost, both past and present.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Ms. Jeanne (King) Souza, 84, who passed on September 6, 2019. Jeanne was the mother of Cherie Canulla, former President for Local 2670, Tiverton Schools.

We extend our sympathy to Cherie and her family.

Brothers and Sisters,
 
It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Kenneth “Kenny” Morrissey who passed on August 30, 2019.
 
Brother Morrissey was a dedicated, hardworking union member of Local 2409, Deputy Sheriffs, RI Council 94, AFSCME.  Kenny was assigned duty in RI Family Court at The J.
Brothers and Sisters,
 
It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Albert W. Quattrucci, 80 who passed on July 23, 2019.
 
Albert was a Building Official for the City of East Providence and a retired member of Local 3223.

Brothers and Sisters:

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Richard M. Parker, 66 who passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Brother Richard was a dedicated, hardworking, union member of RI Council 94, Department of Human Services (DHS), Local 2882. He retired as an eligibility technician from DHS and was a US Army Veteran. Richard will be sorely missed by everyone.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the tragic death of President Dan Pereira “Danny Boy” of Local 1010, Narragansett Bay Commission. Dan was a very kind man, husband to Helen and father to Zachary and Alexandra. He was the President of Local 1010 and a skilled process monitor for the Narragansett Bay Commission for many years and fought endlessly for his Union brothers and sisters. Dan also fought fiercely for our country as a Marine.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Gene Pearson who passed away unexpectedly on June 18th.

Brother Pearson was a dedicated, hardworking union member of local 3125, South Kingstown Schools, RI Council 94, AFSCME.

Gene Pearson worked in South Kingstown School Department for five years. Mr. Pearson honorably served in the United States Coast Guard and enjoyed playing guitar in his spare time.

He will be sorely missed by everyone.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Ms. Bernadette M. Barr on June 11, 2019.  Bernadette was the mother of Jody Barr, AFCSME International Vice President and Executive Director, Council 4 AFSCME. 

His mother, Ms. Barr, enjoyed spending time at the beach, reading and making memories.   

We extend our sympathy to Jody and his family.

VISITATION HOURS will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm with a prayer service at 6:30 pm, at Leffler Funeral Home 30 North Main Street, Jewett City, CT.  

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. James “Jim” P. Ricci on May 17, 2019.

Jim was the father of Tiffany Ricci, staff member of our International Union, AFSCME. Tiffany has attended our conventions, has worked with Council 94 members at the international convention and has collaborated with us on communications to our members.