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Loretta "Joan" (McDermott) McKiernan

December 2, 1926 — February 6, 2024

Narragansett

Loretta "Joan" (McDermott) McKiernan

97, of Narragansett, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2024.  She was the wife of the late George F. McKiernan, Sr.

Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Loretta (Stewart) McDermott.

Mrs. McKiernan worked in the personnel department for the City of East Providence for many years before retiring.

Joan was an active member of the Riverside Junior Women’s Club and enjoyed volunteering at South County Hospital.  She loved spending time with her family.

She leaves her two sons, George F. McKiernan, Jr. and his wife Suzanne of Narragansett and Gary E. McKiernan and his wife Donna of East Greenwich; three grandchildren, Kevin, Mark and Kelly McKiernan; five great-grandchildren, Gavyn Dernberger, Charlotte, Mayson, Maddyson and Naythn McKiernan.  She was the sister of the late Albert E. McDermott.

Her funeral will be held on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 8:45am from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory – SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 1111 Boston Neck Road, (Rt. 1A), Narragansett followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 864 Point Judith Road, Narragansett.  Burial will be in RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.  VISITING HOURS Sunday from 2-5pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hope Health Hospice, 1085 North Main St, Prov., RI 02904.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, February 11, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, February 12, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment following funeral service

Monday, February 12, 2024

RI Veterans' Memorial Cemetery

301 South County Trail, Exeter, RI 02822

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