Thomas P. McBride

Date of Passing:

December 6, 2012

McBride, Thomas, Paul, 58, of The Riverside House Apartments, 1061 Willett Avenue, Riverside, passed in his sleep earlier this week. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his surviving brothers; Francis M. McBride and his wife Patty of Barrington, Robert J. McBride of Providence, Richard J. McBride and his wife Myrna of Bali, Indonesia, David J. McBride of Barrington and James McBride and his wife Cathie of Coventry, four nephews; Sean, Seth, James and Daniel and a niece; Anna Delia.

Thomas was the second son of long time Barrington residents and amateur golf champion Francis M. McBride and Ann McBride. An avid sports fan and fisherman Thomas was a graduate of both St. Luke’s School and Barrington High School. He was a union member both of the Teamsters and later the Painters Union.

After high school he became a member of the Barnum and Bailey Circus touring the U.S., Canada and Mexico, later settling in San Francisco in the construction industry. After semi-retiring he moved back to Rhode Island to be closer to his family and childhood home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington on Friday December 14, 2012 at 10 am. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Nayatt Road, Barrington.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Thomas’s memory to the RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI, 02915 would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements are by the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside.

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