Anne M. Kraunelis

Date of Passing:

November 21, 2018

Anne Mary (Boylan) Kraunelis, 81 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 21st. She was the beloved wife of Leo J. Kraunelis. Born in Pascoag, RI, the daughter of the late David (Pat) and Marion (Doyle) Boylan, she graduated from Burrillville High School and Rhode Island College. Anne with her husband, Leo were married for 52 years and they enjoyed their retirement in Melbourne Beach, Florida where they hosted many friends and family.

Anne taught at the Busy Bee Nursery School and she was the Director of the pre-school program at the East Bay YMCA. She enjoyed playing golf in the Women’s Golf League at Touisset Country Club in Swansea, Massachusetts and a communicant at St. Luke’s church in Barrington, RI and Immaculate Conception church in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

Anne is survived by her children, Margery Pickering and her husband Robert of Warwick, RI, Kathy Flaherty and her husband, Michael of Barrington, RI, Leo Kraunelis and his wife, Wendy of Salem, MA, John Kraunelis and his wife, Cheri of Barrington, RI, Jane Starkey and her husband, Robert of Boylston, MA, and Paul Kraunelis and his wife, Kristen of Yardley, PA: 23 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are Saturday November 24, 2018 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 4-7 p.m.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington on Monday November 26, 2018 at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Newport Memorial Park, Middletown.

Online Condolences


  1. Condolences to you and your family. Prayers to you all.

    Andrew and Brad Michaels

  2. Jane,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.
    Love and miss you!

  3. May your memories provide you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Our love and prayers to the family, and may god hold you in the palm of his hand.

  4. Dear Kathy, Mike and family

    Mom and I send our sympathies in the loss of your dear mother. Our condolences to the entire family. God Bless your mom.

    Helene Risho and M -Christine Risho Sipes

  5. Michael, please accept my sincerest sympathy on the loss of your mother-in-law.

  6. Dear Kathy, Michael & Children,

    My heartfelt sympathy and prayers for God’s child, Anne.

    Yours truly,

    Uncle Marty

  7. May your memories and Gods words found in
    2 Corinthians 1:2-4 give you the comfort you
    need at this time and remember the hope we
    have in the fulfillment of His promise found in
    John 5: 28 of the resurrection. With my sincere
    and deepest condolences.

  8. John (JK), My Sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your mother.

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