Richard F. Grabowski,
70, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Friday, November 30, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Gerry R. (Fortune) Grabowski. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was a son of the late Felix S. Grabowski and Loretta (Klonowski) Grabowski.
Mr. Grabowski was a Systems Engineer for Alltel until his retirement. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus St. Francis Chapter, and was a Fourth Degree Knight. He was a Communicant of St. Bernard Church.
Besides his wife, he leaves his three loving children: Karen A. O'Connell and her husband Daniel of Hope Valley, Steven R. Grabowski and his wife Erica of Philadelphia, PA, and Michael P. Grabowski of Raleigh, NC. Cherished grandfather "Boss" to Timothy S. Grabowski, Katelyn G. Grabowski, both of Philadelphia, PA, and Roselani D. Grabowski of Raleigh, NC. He was the brother of Robert Grabowski of Prairie, MN.
His funeral will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:00 am from THE CRANSTON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME of WICKFORD, 140 West Main Street, Wickford Village, North Kingstown with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Bernard Church, 275 Tower Hill Road, Wickford. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to St. Bernard Church will be appreciated.
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