Frances C. (Nunes) Barton, 89, a resident of East Greenwich since 1985 and formerly of Warwick, died Monday, December 31, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Home, East Greenwich. She was the wife of the late George F. Barton, Jr. who died in 1972. Born in Warren, a daughter of the late Manuel and Marcianna (Raposa) Nunes.
Mrs. Barton was the N.E. Area Retail Credit Manager of the G.E. Credit Corporation, retiring in 1988. She was a former communicant of St. Peter Church in Warwick and served as a past president of the Women's Club of the church.
She is survived by her devoted sons, Peter G. Barton of Wakefield and John J. Barton of Grafton, MA; her cherished grandchildren Mikaela Barton and Nicholas Barton and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Barton was predeceased by her siblings, George, Manuel and Arthur Nunes, Elsie Calouro and Marcia Correia.
Her funeral will be held Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:45 am from THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick (Exit 12A on I-95) with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Church, 350 Fair Street, Warwick at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home Thursday 4 to 8 pm.
Gifts in her memory to St. Elizabeth Home, Unit One, 1 St. Elizabeth Way, East Greenwich, RI 02818 will be appreciated
Reported: 01/01/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)