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John A. Kelsall

May 10, 2019
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John A. Kelsall, 65, of Warwick, passed away on Friday at home surrounded by family. He was the husband of Kathleen A. (Giblin) Kelsall.

Born in West Warwick, son of the late Robert and Elsie (Anderson) Kelsall, he had been a Warwick resident for the last thirty-three years. John proudly worked for the R.I. Dept of Transportation for thirty years prior to his retirement in March. He was very active in the community and with the local youth, through the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1 Gaspee Plateau. One of his favorite places, was Camp Yawgoog in the summertime. He also served as treasurer for the Church of the Transfiguration in Cranston.

Besides his wife, he leaves behind two sons, Jason A. Kelsall and Gregory C. Kelsall, and a daughter, Sarah A. (Kelsall) Idskou, one beloved grand-daughter, Lianna Marie Kelsall, and his brother Paul Kelsall.

His funeral will be held on Thursday, May 16th at 9:00am at the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Requiem Mass at 10:00 am in the Church of the Transfiguration, 1665 Broad St., Cranston. Calling hours are Wednesday, May 15th from 5-8 pm. Burial will be in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick. In lieu of flowers, we request donations be made to the American Cancer Society or Troop 1 Gaspee Plateau, Warwick, R.I.

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5:00 PM 5/15/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home

982 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02888

Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home
982 Warwick Avenue Warwick 02888 RI
United States





10:00 AM 5/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
Church of the Transfiguration

1665 Broad Street
Cranston, RI 02905

Church of the Transfiguration
1665 Broad Street Cranston 02905 RI
United States

Cemetery Details


Pawtuxet Memorial Park Final Resting Place

100 Harrison Avenue
Warwick, RI 02888

100 Harrison Avenue Warwick 02888 RI
United States

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