Joseph M. Wilcox Jr.

Date of Passing:

December 28, 2017

Wilcox, Joseph M., Jr., 79, of Brook Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on December 28, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Eileen (Rezendes) Wilcox.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph M. and Muriel M. (Boyle) Wilcox, he lived in Riverside for 50 years.
Mr. Wilcox was a Chief Petty Officer for the United States Coast Guard for 20 years.

Joseph was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. He was a member of the Chief Petty Officers Association and the CGC Duane Association.

Besides his wife of 53 years, he is survived by three sons, Joseph M. Wilcox III and his wife Edila of Riverside, Robert T. Wilcox and his wife Deborah of Coventry and Andrew N. Wilcox of East Providence and four grandsons, Robert T. Wilcox Jr., Matthew R. Wilcox, Patrick M. Wilcox and Nathan J. Wilcox. He was the brother of the late Ellen A. Petricig.

His funeral will be held on Wednesday January 3, 2018 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

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35 Comments

  1. A close childhood friend I will always remember the fun times we had.

  2. Joe was a part of the Auburn neighborhood and we played a lot of baseball at Respro field. joe also was a great help when I wrote about Clarendon street School

  3. Matty and I were close friends growing up in Cranston. We were able to reminiceseveral years ago via telephone. My condolece to the family.

  4. We were kids together in Cranston

  5. Dear Eileen I have just read of Joe’s passing. I am truly sorry and will keep you in my prayers. May the peace of God comfort you and your family.

  6. Joe, Edila and Family,

    We are very sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult period of time.

    David & Delcy Gauthier

  7. Joe and Edila, I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

  8. Edila & Joe,
    So sorry for your loss. May his soul Rest In Peace.

  9. Dear Eileen and family,
    Very sorry to read of Joe’s passing. May GOD’S love embrace all of you
    during this sad time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.Across the
    miles, your classmate, Sandra Edmonds Motley

  10. Joe and Edila, I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. I sorry for you loss Joe and Edila.God bless his soul.

  12. Eileen so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. God bless.

  13. Eileen and family,
    My deepest condolences are extended to you and your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. I am so sorry for your loss,Eileen. I will keep you and Joe in my prayers.

  15. Mrs. Wilcox, Bob, Debbie, and all who loved Joe, I send my deepest sympathy and love at this most difficult time.

    Joe was a good man with a gentle heart that will be missed by many.

    Godspeed.

  16. Sorry to hear this Joe and Edila.

  17. Joe, Edila, Elieen and family,

    We are saddened to hear of Joes passing. Thinking of the entire family and keeping you in our prayers.

    David Perry and Gregory Banks

  18. Very sorry for your loss. I know Joe has spent a great deal of time attending to his dad for many months. I’m so sorry he passed so quickly But God will be watching over him. Again sorry for your loss.

  19. Edila and Joe
    So sorry for your loss. Please extend sympathies to your family and know our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Linda and Cliff

  20. Joe & Edila, I am so sorry for your loss.

  21. Dear Eileen,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this time. May the love of your family, friends and your faith give you comfort.
    With sympathy,
    Michele Hurley
    Eucharistic Minister

  22. I am so sorry for your loss.

  23. Aaron and I are so sorry for your family’s loss. We enjoyed serving you at Outback, and seeing you at breakfast at Farnesworth. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  24. Eileen and family
    So sorry for your loss please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  25. Joe and Edila, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest condolences and prayers

    Lisa

  26. Mrs. Wilcox, Bob, Joe, Andrew and family, I am so very sorry for your loss and my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. I always smile when I think of Mr. Wilcox coming with Debbie and Bob to visit me in the hospital when Brett was born.
    XO

  27. I am so saddened over the loss of your dear husband and best friend….know that my heart and prayers are with you and for you and also for him. He was a sweet man and I know he will be missed dearly by family and friends…but, especially you. If you are in need of anything or want a listening ear or just someone to sit with for a cup of coffee, please do not hesitate to contact me. With all my love and sympathy, Gail

  28. Eileen I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  29. Eileen and Family,
    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your
    husband, Joe. Our thoughts and prayers are
    with you and your family.

  30. Deep sympathy on the passing of your husband…he, you and your family are in my prayers…Fran LaSalle

  31. Eileen, I am so very, very sorry for your loss of Joe. You & your family have my deepest condolences.

  32. Eileen I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless.

  33. Eileen and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. take care of yourself. You are in my prayers.

  34. Mrs Wilcox, Joseph, Robert and Andrew, I am so saddened by your loss, you all are in my thoughts and prayers, God Bless you.

  35. Eileen,
    I’m so sorry for your loss.
    Keeping you and your family in my prayers.
    Please take care of yourself.

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