Thomas John Higgins


Thomas John Higgins, 56, of Warwick, died on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Donna Lee Higgins. Born in Warwick, he was a son of the late Edward L. and Joan J. (McCrystal) Higgins and step-son of the late Rita F. (Parisi) Higgins.

Thomas worked as a maintenance man for the Rhode Island Property Advisory Company in Warwick and was a Graduate of Tollgate High School. He was a loving and devoted caregiver to his two dogs Suki and the late Philly and was an avid New England Sports Fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, Kevin P. Higgins of Warwick, his sisters, Colleen Higgins of Westerly, Karen Moody of Mississippi, Deborah Higgins Rezendez of Phoenix, AZ, and Erin Decker of Phoenix, AZ, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was a brother of the late Matthew E. Higgins.

His Funeral Service will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave, Warwick. Visitation will be held prior to the Service from 11 a.m. - 12 noon. Interment will be private.

Due to COVID-19, health and safety regulations will be in effect.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to Thomas’s wife Donna Higgins are greatly appreciated.


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