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Kathleen E. Egan

June 14, 1942 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Kathleen Egan Obituary

Cumberland - Kathleen E. Egan, 81, of Diamond Hill Road, died Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at home.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Ryan) Egan, she had lived in Cumberland for most of her life. She was a graduate of Rhode Island College, where she earned her bachelor's degree in education.

Miss Egan was a history teacher at the William E. Tolman High School, Pawtucket before retiring, and was a member of the Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society.

She loved animals, especially cats, as well as watching tennis, attending matches at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport every July. She collected doll houses and like to attend painting classes. She was an avid traveler and loved to share wonderful tales of her adventures with family and friends.

She is survived by her niece, Kathleen Lanava, and nephew, Robert Kaminski, both of Worcester, Mass.; her great nephew, Domenic Lanava; and several cousins and dear friends. She was the sister of the late Ann Kaminski and John Egan, Jr.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Saint John Vianney Church, 3655 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mount Saint Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Family and friends are invited, and may attend visiting hours at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:00 -10:00 a.m.  Click Here to view the live-stream of the funeral mass.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the RISPCA, 155 Plan Way, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. For directions or to leave a message of condolence, please visit

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January 16, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
January 16, 2024

10:30 AM
Saint John Vianney Church
3655 Diamond Hill Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

Video is available for this event

January 16, 2024

Mount Saint Mary Cemetery
661 Prospect Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860


155 Plan Street, Warwick RI 02886


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