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John A. Kamps

June 28, 1961 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 56)

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August 31, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Funeral Service
September 1, 2017

12:30 PM
Covenant Congregational Church
143 Glenwood Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860

September 1, 2017

Riverside Cemetery
724 Pleasant Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Pawtucket – John A. Kamps, 56, of Pawtucket passed away peacefully Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by his loving family.

   A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Robert L. and Hope F. (Ohlson) Kamps.

   John was a machine operator for Millard Wire Company, Warwick before retiring. Previously he had worked as a cook at the former Alexion’s Restaurant in Pawtucket.

   He was a member of Covenant Congregational Church, Pawtucket. He served in the Rhode Island Army National Guard.

   John was very actively involved with the Attleboro Animal Center, Attleboro, MA.

   He is survived by two sisters, Robin L. McCarron and Lori J. Ayotte, both of Harrisville; two brothers, Robert L. Kamps, Jr. of Pawtucket and Christopher R. Kamps of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.

   His funeral held Friday, September 1 at 12:30 P.M. in Covenant Congregational Church, 143 Glenwood Avenue, Pawtucket. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket.

   Relatives and friends are invited and may call at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln Thursday 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory to Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 597, Attleboro, MA 02703 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

Friends of Attleboro Animal Center
P.O. Box 597, Attleboro MA 02703

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