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Loretta "Joan" (McDermott) McKiernan

December 2, 1926 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Loretta McKiernan Obituary

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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February 11, 2024

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Funeral Home (NARR)
1111 Boston Neck Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882

Mass of Christian Burial
February 12, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Star of the Sea
864 Point Judith Road
Narragansett, RI 02882

Interment following funeral service
February 12, 2024

RI Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
301 S County Trail
Exeter, RI 02882


Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island
1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904


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