Thomas H. Byrnes

Date of Passing:

October 18, 2010

Byrnes, Thomas, H., 89, of Palmer Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on October 18, 2010. He was the husband of the late Mary H. (Hoey) Byrnes. They were married for 58 years.

Born in East Greenwich, a son of the late James P. and Katherine R. (Glennon) Byrnes, he lived in Riverside for 56 years and wintered in Port Charlotte, FL for 24 years.

Mr. Byrnes was a Vice President in the leasing division of the former Fleet Financial Corp. for 25 years before retiring in 1986. He previously was a credit manager for various Sears stores for 10 years.

Thomas was a graduate of LaSalle Academy Class of 1939 and Bryant College Class of 1949. He was a past Grand Knight of the Riverside Bishop Hickey Council Knights of Columbus and a member of the Port Charlotte Lodge of Elks for 20 years.

He is survived by a son; James T. Byrnes and his wife Tracey of Peacedale, two daughters; Marianne Martin and her husband Ken of Punta Gorda, FL and Carolyn M. Tongyai and her husband Jonathan of Saibel, FL, a sister; Kathleen R. Byrnes of Kingston and five grandchildren.

His funeral will be held on Saturday October 23, 2010 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:45 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday 4-7 pm.

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