Raymond J. Canning
PAWTUCKET - Raymond J. Canning passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary M. (Kearns) Canning. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Leo E. and Madeline V. (ONeill) Canning.
Ray was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was a steelworker at Congdon & Carpenter, Seekonk before retiring in 1988, and was previously employed by the Washburn Wire Company, Rumford.
He leaves a son, Earl "Duke" F. Aldrich Jr.; a granddaughter, Shelly L. Vieira and a great-granddaughter, Emma May Vieira all of Pawtucket.
His funeral with Military Honors will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 195 Walcott St., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery. VISITATION will be Friday 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.
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