Roger J. Camara

Date of Passing:

January 27, 2023

Camara, Roger J., 90, of Wallis Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully on January 27, 2023 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Mary (Palumbo) Camara.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Peter and Antoinette (Bilodeau) Camara, he lived in Barrington for 60 years.

Mr. Camara was the Owner-Operator of the former Camara’s Radiator & Glass Company, Warren for 30 years before retiring in 1995.

Roger was a baseball card and sports memorabilia collector. He was a former Barrington Little League coach and was inducted into the Warren Sports Hall of Fame.

Mr. Camara was a United States Army National Guard Veteran.

He is survived by his four children, Michael Camara of Warwick, Kenneth Camara of Smithfield, Cathy Camara of Barrington and Maryann Jobin of Barrington; two sisters, Edith Cabral of Fall River, MA and Nancy Kanwischer of Mesquite, NV; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

His funeral will be held on Friday February 3, 2023 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke’s Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. A private burial will follow in Saint Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Greenlawn Avenue, Warren.

Calling hours are Thursday from 3-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Roger’s memory to St. Philip Church, St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI, 02828 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. I remember Roger from Little League days in the early 1970’s. Such a kind, good hearted man who always offered words of encouragement. My condolences Mike to you and your family

  2. Myself, my husband and son loved getting to know Roger when he would come into Major League Memories, our card shop. His passion and knowledge for card collecting was astounding! He was a wonderful man, may he rest in peace. Cathy, Ron and Danny LaSalle

  3. My deepest sympathy to the Camara family. Roger was a good friend of my father Bob Burns. They shared many great visits talking about all things but especially sports. My father loved his visits with Roger. He was such a nice man with a great smile. May he rest in peace.

  4. So very sorry for your loss. I will miss Roger’s passion for baseball, his joy of life, and sense of humor.

  5. I was lucky enough to sit next to Roger at his grand daughter’s wedding back in May.
    Such a lovely man and wonderful conversationalist.
    My condolences to the entire family.

  6. My deepest sympathy for your loss. Roger always greeted me with a smile , and a funny story.

  7. Our sincere condolences to the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all

  8. My sincere condolences to the family of Roger Camara. Roger was a very good friend of my Dad, Robert Lanoue. Roger never missed a visit when my Dad was sick. He had a heart of gold and was always there if you needed anything. May you rest in eternal peace.

  9. Condolences to the family from John and I. I will cherish the memories of Roger who was a wonderful person. May you rest in paradise with Mary and past family and friends. May the family cherish their time with this wonderful person.

  10. Roger Camara was one of the nicest Parsons I’ve come to know.just truly a good man and good heart I’m so glad to have know him all you surely deserve it.condolences to the family he well be dearly missed.

  11. Roger was a great friend to a lot of people. He and my dad, Manny Perry were good friends. Al and I are very sorry for your loss. He will be great missed.

  12. It was a pleasure knowing your father. We will always remember that friendly and happy man from Barrington who visited our St. Philip Church. We looked forward to seeing and talking with him before and after Mass. The good Lord blessed the Camara family by letting your father/grandfather live and be a part of your life for 90 years. We send our sincere condolences.

  13. So sorry. Sincere Sympathy. Rest in peace.

  14. Sincere sympathy to the family of Roger. Rest in peace.

  15. I will certainly miss Roger he was by far one of the best neighbors and fellow veteran that I have ever known. He will certainly be missed by all his friends and family. From one old soldier to the other, I am sure you will rest in peace.

  16. Very nice man, very giving and caring person, had a heart of gold,would help anyone
    Nicest neighbor

  17. Roger Camara was one of the nicest persons ive come to know. He would help anyone if he could. Just truly a good man and good heart im so glad to have known him all these. RIP you surley deserve it. Condolences to the family he will be dearly missed.

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