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James R. Waters

July 30, 1937 April 8, 2019
James R. Waters
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James R. Waters, 81, died Monday at the R.I. hospital. He was the husband of Jacquelyn (Cronan) Waters for 57 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth (Allison) Waters. He was a long time East Providence resident.
Jim worked in data processing in the Traffic Tribunal for the State of Rhode Island for 10 years retiring in 2014. He was a member of the Army Airborne in the Korean War.
Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters: Kimberly Thompson and Susan Towne both of East Providence, four grandchildren: Kayla Botham of East Providence, Kristyn (Michael) Haviland of Collingswood, NJ, Amanda Jones (Anthony Rivelli) of Johnston and Jason Thompson of East Providence. He was the brother of the late Kenneth Waters.
The funeral will be held Monday at 11am in the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral Home, 230 Waterman St., Providence, Calling hours Sunday 2-5pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Operation Stand Down, 1010 Hartford Ave., #1, Johnston, R.I, 02919
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