Jeremiah G. “Jerry” Preston, 74, of Love Lane, died Thursday at Cedar Crest Nursing Centre. He was the beloved husband of Mary B. (Boyd) Preston, they had been married 45 years. Born in Springvale, Maine, he was a son of the late Jeremiah E. and Elise (Guillmette) Preston.
Mr. Preston had been a Computer Analyst for various companies for 40 years. He served in The United States Army from 1953-1955 and graduated from Providence College in 1961. Jerry enjoyed sailing and traveling.
He was the loving father of David E. Preston of East Greenwich, Elizabeth A. Brosnan of Attleboro, MA and the late Mary K. Preston. Cherished grandfather of two. He was the brother of the late Fernand, Donald, Leo, and Raynald Preston, Loretta Caverly, and Lillian Tetreau.
His funeral will be held Saturday at 8:45 am from THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Greenwood, Warwick (Exit 12A on I-95) with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Road, Warwick. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, East Providence. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Friday 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to Kent County YMCA, Campership Fund, 900 Centerville Rd., Warwick, RI 02886 or Adoption Rhode Island, 500 Prospect St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated.
Reported: 02/09/07 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)